ABC to air ‘Black Panther’ Sunday night in tribute to Chadwick Boseman


American actor Chadwick Boseman poses on arrival for the European Premiere of ‘Black Panther’ in central London on February 8, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Tolga AKMEN (Photo credit should read TOLGA AKMEN/AFP via Getty Images)

(WJHL) – Due to the passing of actor Chadwick Boseman, ABC will air Black Panther, the movie that granted him fame. Starting at 8 p.m., the movie will be aired commercial-free, according to a release from the network.

Boseman also starred in a biopic of James Brown called “Get on Up,” and portrayed baseball star Jackie Robinson in “42.”

No further details on the “Black Panther” showing were shared at the time.

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