Netflix has announced a Chadwick Boseman special, titled Chadwick Boseman: Portrait of an Artist. 

Told through a series of interviews with creatives who knew him best the special will feature a “conversation to explore Chadwick Boseman’s extraordinary commitment to his craft in an intimate look at the Oscar®-nominated actor’s artistry, and the acting process which informed his transformative performances.”

Featured in the film will be:

  • Viola Davis (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom co-star)
  • Danai Gurira (Black Panther co-star)
  • Brian Helgeland (42 director)
  • Reginald Hudlin (Marshall director)
  • Aakomon “AJ” Jones (Get On Up/Black Panther choreographer)
  • Woodie King Jr. (New Federal Theater Director)
  • Spike Lee (Da 5 Bloods director)
  • Branford Marsalis (Composer, Arranger, Music Producer for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom)
  • Andile Nebulane (Actor & Black Panther Dialect Coach)
  • Taylour Paige (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Costar)
  • Phylicia Rashad (Howard University Professor & Actor, Director, Producer)
  • Tate Taylor (Get On Up Director)
  • Glynn Turman (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom co-star)
  • George C. Wolfe (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom director)

The special will be available globally on Netflix on Saturday, April 17th at 12:00 a.m. PST and be available for a limited 30 day window.

Watch the trailer below:

Chadwick Boseman died on August 28, 2020 after a private battle with colon cancer.