The 33-year-old actor recalled one of the final conversations he had with Boseman before he died of colon cancer.
“One of the last times we spoke, you said we were forever linked, and now the truth of that means more to me than ever.”
While Black Panther became the first superhero film to feature an all-Black cast (nearly), Boseman became the idol of thousands overnight with his portrayal of King T’Challa. In Marvel’s film King T’Challa had a face-off against the villain Erik Killomonger, played by Jordan. We have all seen how the movie unfolds but Erik, in real-life, has expressed how he has been “reflecting on every moment, every conversation, every laugh, every disagreement, every hug…everything”.
Jordan recalled their introduction during the times of All My Children While Boseman had refuseda role due to its “ stereotypical depiction”, Jordan was offered the same later when he was only 16.