Chadwick Boseman receives its card after his death This month Empire Magazine, And the issue is filled with interviews and memoirs of the actor, After a battle with colon cancer. In the magazine, actress Sienna Miller tells a story about the “Black Panther” actor who describes him as a real life superhero.
Miller told Empire that Boseman, who co-produced the film “21 Bridges” in 2019, was a fan of his work and that he wanted to be in the film. “So he approached me to do it, he gave me this picture, and it was at a time when I no longer wanted to work,” he said. “I was working tirelessly, I was tired, but I wanted to work with him.”
Boseman pressured her to get a higher salary. The actress said she donated a portion of her own salary to raise Miller’s salary.
“I don’t know if I can tell this story, I haven’t come yet,” Miller said in an interview. “But I’m going to say it because I think it’s a testament to who he is.”
Miller said the studio asked for a salary he was not paid. She noted the pay gap between men and women in Hollywood, and said she was reluctant to return to acting because her daughter was starting school.
He said he would make the film “only if I compensate in the right way”.
“Chadwick ended up giving me some of his salary to the number I asked for,” he continued. “That’s why I deserve a salary,” he said.
Miller, 38, said Boseman’s generosity was “the most amazing thing” he had ever experienced. “That kind of thing doesn’t happen. He said, ‘You get what you deserve, what value you have.’ It is incomprehensible to imagine another man in that town behaving with that kindness or respect, “he continued. “After this I told that story to my other male actor friends. They all go very quietly and go home and have to sit for a while and think about things.”
Miller noted that “there was no expression” when Boseman unselfishly dropped some of his paycheck. He did it because he thought “you should be paid”.
Since 2016, Boseman has been– Films films such as “21 Bridges,” “Black Panther” and “Avengers” and does charity work. Some people know about his illness – not his colleagues or the young people he frequently visits the hospital with.