Around three months after his death, the "Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman was honored with an award. US actors Don Cheadle and Robert Downey Jr. awarded Boseman the "Hero for the Ages" trophy posthumously on Sunday evening - recognition for his role as a superhero in "Black Panther" and his social commitment in real life. "Chadwick was an inspiration to all of us," said Cheadle, "he had the power to bring people together". </p><div> <p>Boseman became famous as the prince T'Challa in the comic book adaptation "Black Panther". The Marvel production made the actor a world star and an identification figure for the civil rights movement "Black Lives Matter". Boseman died of colon cancer on August 28, aged 43, after battling the disease for four years.</p>
The 90-minute program “MTV Movie & TV Awards: Greatest of All Time”, hosted by US actress Vanessa Hudgens, celebrated the best moments in TV and film since the 1980s. Kevin Bacon, known from the musical drama “Footloose”, was one of the winners. He received a trophy for the best dance scene.
Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, who worked together in several productions, were honored as the best duo. Jamie Lee Curtis, who starred in the horror series “Halloween”, received an award for the best movie screams.
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