Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Celebrities have taken to social media to mourn the death of "Black Panther" and "Get On Up" star Chadwick Boseman.
Boseman, 43, lost his four-year battle with colon cancer on Friday. He died at his home in Los Angeles.
"We are all heartbroken by the tragic loss of #chadwickboseman -- an extraordinary talent, and one of the most gentle and giving souls I have ever met. He brought enormous strength, dignity and depth to his groundbreaking role of Black Panther; shattering myths and stereotypes," Walt Disney Co. Chairman Bob Iger tweeted.
"I'm absolutely devastated. This is beyond heartbreaking. Chadwick was special. A true original. He was a deeply committed and constantly curious artist. He had so much amazing work still left to create. I'm endlessly grateful for our friendship. Rest in power, King," actor Chris Evans said.
"RIP King," director Zack Snyder tweeted.
"You are a Hero of our time. You've been teaching us all how to lead. I pray we can pick up the torch you left and make you proud bro. Rest in Power Chadwick the Superhero Boseman," said singer-songwriter Anthony Ramos.
"He was so charming and funny and easy to work with and he was such a talented actor," rock icon Mick Jagger said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter. "He made the making of Get On Up such a wonderful experience for me. I am so sad to hear of his death and at such a young age. He will be truly missed by so many people."