Chadwick Boseman Quotes About Villain, Superhero, Creator

Chadwick Boseman Quotes About Villain, Superhero, Creator

Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman Quotes:

A superhero movie is only as great as its villains.

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Actors can have a fair amount of hate for each other, so when another actor says, ‘You did your thing,’ or ‘That was inspiring,’ you can’t really ask for more than that.

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As a director, it is important to understand the actor’s process.

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As an African-American actor, a lot of our stories haven’t been told.

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Baseball players need strength but also the ability to make fast-paced, explosive movements, so their training is all about strengthening the tendons around the bone and the joint so you don’t tear the muscles from the bones.

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Colonialism is the cousin of slavery.

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Every year, Hollywood is looking for that new, white leading man and new white starlet that audiences fall in love with. But they’re not looking for the next Denzel Washington, Will Smith or Sidney Poitier.

Chadwick Boseman
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For me, being a complete artist means not necessarily just being in front of the camera, but being behind the camera or being the originator or creator of something.

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Guys are natural problem solvers – they like to have strategies.

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I can definitely dance, but pedestrian dancing.

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I don’t read reviews, but I do get feedback from my peers and people I know, like other actors and directors and producers.

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I have my own personal masticating juicer at home. I sort of picked it up from friends a few years ago, and it just gives me more energy. Mostly green juice. Spinach, celery, kale, green apples, lemon, sometimes ginger – you know, like, nasty, euuugghhhh!

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I know that baseball players have certain rituals or habits that they develop, because sometimes it becomes somewhat superstitious if they get on a streak and want to do the same thing over and over again.

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I love all types of music. Jazz, classical, blues, rock, hip-hop. I often write scripts to instrumentals like a hip-hop artist. Music inspires me to write. It’s either music playing or completely silent. Sometimes distant sound fuels you. In New York there’s always a buzzing beneath you.

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I might have had too many friends in my twenties.

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I remember my first agent telling me – because they found me as an actor, but I was probably more interested in writing and maybe directing – they were like, ‘Well, you can’t do both things.’ And I was like, ‘I’m gonna show you.’

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I started out as a writer and a director. I started acting because I wanted to know how to relate to the actors. When people ask me what I do, I don’t really say that I’m an actor, because actors often wait for someone to give them roles.

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I studied at Howard. I studied at Oxford.

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I think the most stressful time of my life was when I was in New York, and I didn’t have money to pay my rent.

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I think there’s a difference between a working actor, a movie star and a celebrity. They’re all three different things.

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I try to look at every role the same way, regardless of whether the character is real or the character is a fantasy. I always start from myself, because you have to know yourself first.

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I was raised in a sort of village. I have a huge family, and I think there is strength in that. It helped me to deal with some of the complications of living in the South because I always felt like I belonged, no matter what.

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I would go through these cycles of being really, really focused on work, and not being around anyone, to being around everyone. And that could be distracting. It was nothing or everything.

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I would love to have an ocean of love right now. That said, the number-one rule of acting is, ‘Do not seek approval from the audience.’ People don’t realize that. You can’t do stuff to get applause. You have to live in the truth.

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I would love to play Jimi Hendrix.

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I’m an artist. Artists don’t need permission to work. Regardless of whether I’m acting or not, I write. I write when I’m tired in fact, because I believe your most pure thoughts surface.

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I’m from Anderson, S.C., but I grew up in the South. So I know what it is to ride to school and have Confederate flags flying from trucks in front of me and behind me, to see a parking lot full of people with Confederate flags and know what that means. I’ve been stopped by police for no reason.

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I’m not afraid to work.

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I’m not one of those guys who walks around with a flip phone who doesn’t want to be connected. There are times when I’m tech-friendly, and there are times when I personally do want to shut everything off because I’m more creative when I shut off.

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I’m not really interested in being a superhero. That’s not a box I’ve been trying to check off.

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I’m not so keen on letting my car drive itself.

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I’m the kind of guy who comes home and checks scores for everything. I’m a sports fan in general, so I pretty much keep up with who’s ahead in a division and everything that’s going on.

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In television you don’t have a lot of time to spend with the role or the script. Typically you get a script a week prior to shooting. Sometimes it’s even less time, not enough time to dream about the role.

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In TV, you’re basically shooting an episode in 10 to 14 days; 14 days is a luxury situation. And in film, you have anywhere from a month to three months, or it can be even longer than that, depending on what the production is.

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It was a big thing for me to read black writers. ‘Fences,’ by August Wilson. James Baldwin’s ‘Amen Corner.’ ‘The Fire Next Time.’ ‘The Autobiography of Malcolm X,’ of course.

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Nobody has to give me permission to write.

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Once you start getting big roles as an actor, everything pays. So what are you making decisions on? It’s about the director or the script or whatever. But before you reach that point, you’re taking jobs with, say, a theater company, in spite of the fact that it’s not paying your bills.

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One of the first things I was taught as an actor was, ‘Don’t judge the character.’

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People don’t want to experience change; they just want to wake up, and it’s different.

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People have said, ‘You don’t need to do any more biopics. You don’t need to play any more real people.’ I don’t agree with that.

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People of African descent, most of us grew up accepting and loving Spider-Man. I still love Spider-Man. I still love the Incredible Hulk. I still have those characters that were white role models, superheroes, heroes – whatever you want to call it. You basically had no choice but to accept those.

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Some people would view Jackie Robinson as a very safe African-American, a docile figure who had a tendency to try to get along with everyone, and when you look at his history, you learn that he has this fire that allows him to take this punishment but also figure out savvy ways of giving it back.

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Sometimes when you’re acting, you only need a little bit of something to sort of channel or, you know, transport into a place.

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The industry looks for white actors and actresses, but it’s not the same for black actors. We have to really put the work in.

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The projects that I end up doing, that I want to be involved with in any way, have always been projects that will be impactful, for the most part, to my people – to black people.

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There are some stories I want to tell that I think it’d be cool to see an African-American dude do.

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There’s nothing more stressful than your stomach growling. But interestingly enough, some of my best writing came when I was poor and hungry – living off water and oatmeal, mind clear.

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We live in a world where people can ridicule you at the push of the button. They can question you at the push of a button.

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When I met Rachel Robinson for the first time, she is a regal woman, and she was like a grandmother in that first meeting.

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When it comes down to it, I’d rather have an action figure than a Golden Globe.

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When they call you and say, ‘So you want to play ‘Black Panther?” if you know what ‘Black Panther’ is, there’s no way in the world you’re going to say no because there’s a lot of opportunity for magic to happen.

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When you play characters, you shouldn’t just be putting on their characteristics – you should be finding it inside yourself.

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When you’re doing a character, you want to know the full landscape. You want to know them spiritually, mentally and physically.

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You’re not free unless you can show the good and the bad, all sides of them. So to me, when I play a character, it’s important that I can show every aspect of them.

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Who is Chadwick Boseman?

Chadwick Aaron Boseman was an actor and dramatist from the United States. He began working as a writer, director, and performer for the stage after studying directing at Howard University and winning a Drama.