The MTV Movie & TV Awards will be honoring the late Chadwick Boseman with the ‘Hero for All Ages Award’.
According to the network, the honor goes to actors “whose heroism on-screen was only surpassed by the true hero they were off-screen.” Boseman’s Avengers co-stars Don Cheadle and Robert Downey Jr. will present the award during the MTV Movie & TV Awards: Greatest of All Time special. The one-night televised event will take place this Sunday, more than three months after Boseman died of complications from colon cancer.
The tragedy came as a shock to many, as the Black Panther star never revealed his diagnosis, which he received four years before his death. Boseman made his MCU debut in 2016 when he portrayed T’Challa in Captain America: Civil War. He would go on to star in films like Marshall, 21 Bridges, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame, and, most recently, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.
The ‘MTV Movie & TV Awards: Greatest of All Time’ is being hosted by Vanessa Hudgens and will air at 8 p.m. ET this Sunday.