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Black-ish star Yara Shahidi pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman as late star wins MTV Movie Award

Black-ish star Yara Shahidi pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman as late star wins MTV Movie Award

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‘His impact is everlasting’: Black-ish star Yara Shahidi pays tribute to Chadwick Boseman as late star wins at MTV Movie Award

He passed away last August after a secret four-year battle with cancer.

But Chadwick Boseman continues to be feted following his untimely death and on Sunday, was named the winner of  Best Performance in a Movie at the 2021 MTV Movie & TV Awards.

His win for Netflix’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom was announced by presenter Yara Shahidi who accepted the golden popcorn trophy on his behalf.

The streaming movie was Boseman’s last work before he passed away at the age of 43.

He beat out fellow nominees Carey Mulligan, Daniel Kaluuya, Sacha Baron Cohen and Zendaya in the gender neutral category.

‘I’m so honored to accept this award on behalf of Chadwick Boseman,’ Black-ish star Shahidi shared. 

Winner: Boseman was honored for his final role in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, beating Carey Mulligan, Daniel Kaluuya, Sacha Baron Cohen and Zendaya in the gender neutral category

Gone too soon: Boseman, pictured in 2019, was 43 when he passed away last August after a secret four-year battle with colon cancer

Shahidi, 21, went on: ‘I know I speak for myself, his legion of fans, and the communities he so beautifully represented when I say we are honored to celebrate his art today and every day.’

‘His impact is everlasting and we are eternally grateful for the way his presence and his art has changed the world,’ she added. 

‘We love you and we miss you.’

Paid tribute: 'I'm so honored to accept this award on behalf of Chadwick Boseman,' Shahidi, 21, said. 'We are honored to celebrate his art today and every day'

Touching: 'His impact is everlasting and we are eternally grateful for the way his presence and his art has changed the world,' she said of Boseman

Meanwhile, it was Disney+/Marvel Studios show WandaVision that was the big winner at the awards show broadcast live from LA. 

It won four awards including best series and best performance in a TV show for Elizabeth Olsen.   

Anthony Mackie won two awards for his role in Disney+/Marvel Studios’ The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. 

MCU’s Scarlett Johansson was honored with the Generation Award while Bridgerton star Regé-Jean Page won the award for breakthrough performance.  

MTV Movie & TV Awards 2021 Part One: WINNERS LIST

SCRIPTED CATEGORIES

BEST MOVIE

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Judas and the Black Messiah

Promising Young Woman

Soul

To All the Boys: Always and Forever — WINNER  

 

 

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A MOVIE

Carey Mulligan: Promising Young Woman

Chadwick Boseman: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom — WINNER

Daniel Kaluuya: Judas and the Black Messiah

Sacha Baron Cohen: The Trial of the Chicago 7

Zendaya: Malcolm & Marie     

 

BEST KISS

Chase Stokes & Madelyn Cline: Outer Banks — WINNER

Jodie Comer & Sandra Oh: Killing Eve

Lily Collins & Lucas Bravo: Emily in Paris

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan & Jaren Lewison: Never Have I Ever

Regé-Jean Page & Phoebe Dynevor: Bridgerton  

 

BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE

Antonia Gentry: Ginny & Georgia

Ashley Park: Emily in Paris

Maria Bakalova: Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Paul Mescal: Normal People

Regé-Jean Page: Bridgerton — WINNER

 

BEST FIGHT

Final Funhouse Fight: Birds of Prey

Finale House Fight: Cobra Kai

Starlight, Queen Maeve, Kimiko vs. Stormfront: The Boys

Wanda vs. Agatha: WandaVision — WINNER

Final Fight vs. Steppenwolf: Zack Snyder’s Justice League

 

BEST HERO

Anthony Mackie: The Falcon and the Winter Soldier — WINNER

Gal Gadot: Wonder Woman 1984

Jack Quaid: The Boys

Pedro Pascal: The Mandalorian

Teyonah Parris: WandaVision

 

Heroic win: Anthony Mackie with his trophies

 BEST SHOW

Bridgerton

Cobra Kai

Emily in Paris

The Boys

WandaVision — WINNER

Big winners: WandaVision's Kathryn Hahn and Elizabeth Olsen won double

BEST PERFORMANCE IN A SHOW

Anya Taylor-Joy: The Queen’s Gambit

Elizabeth Olsen: WandaVision — WINNER

Elliot Page: The Umbrella Academy

Emma Corrin: The Crown

Michaela Coel: I May Destroy You  

 

BEST COMEDIC PERFORMANCE

Annie Murphy: Schitt’s Creek

Eric Andre: Bad Trip

Issa Rae: Insecure

Jason Sudeikis: Ted Lasso

Leslie Jones: Coming 2 America — WINNER

 

BEST VILLAIN

Aya Cash: The Boys

Ewan McGregor: Birds of Prey

Giancarlo Esposito: The Mandalorian

Kathryn Hahn: WandaVision — WINNER

Nicholas Hoult: The Great

 

MOST FRIGHTENED PERFORMANCE

Elisabeth Moss: The Invisible Man

Jurnee Smollett: Lovecraft Country

Simona Brown: Behind Her Eyes

Victoria Pedretti: The Haunting of Bly Manor — WINNER

Vince Vaughn: Freaky

 

BEST DUO

Kristen Wiig & Annie Mumolo: Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar

Anthony Mackie & Sebastian Stan: The Falcon and the Winter Soldier — WINNER

Pedro Pascal & Grogu/Baby Yoda: The Mandalorian

Lily Collins & Ashley Park: Emily in Paris

Sacha Baron Cohen & Maria Bakalova: Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

 

 

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Source: BBC 

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