The late actor Chadwick Boseman has garnered excellent reviews for his performances in “My Rainey’s Black Bottom” and “Da 5 Bloods”, and it is already rumored that he could be honored with two posthumous Oscar nominations.
According to The Wrap, only eight actors were nominated for the Oscars posthumously and 12 actors were nominated twice in the same year. Boseman could make history by being nominated in both.
the Black Panther star was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer in 2016 and has never publicly disclosed his diagnosis. Many of his fans, friends and colleagues were shocked when he passed away on August 28 after battling a four-year illness.
He is considered a Best Supporting Actor contestant for his role in Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods“, And he attracts the attention of the best actor for his role in “My Rainey.The film stars Viola Davis and is based on the award-winning play August Wilson by director George C. Wolfe and producer Denzel Washington.
Speaking about Rainey at a previous Netflix press conference, Davis said, “She recognizes all of these elements that want to completely desecrate her power. She is ready for the fight. I love this fight in her.
An official description from Netflix reads: “Tensions and temperatures rise during an afternoon recording session in the 1920s in Chicago as a group of musicians await a pioneering artist, the legendary Mother of the Blues, Ma Rainey (Oscar winner Viola Davis). Boseman plays an ambitious trumpeter named Levee.
If Boseman is nominated for eitherMa Rainey’s black background » or “Da 5 Bloods,“He will be the ninth actor to be recognized by the Academy after his death. If nominated for both, he will join only James Dean to become the first to receive posthumous honors in a single year.
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