Marvel artists including Lupita Nyong’o, Michael B. Jordan and Winston Duke were among those who joined the actor’s family in a private ceremony in Malibu, Calif., This weekend.
Chadwick’s grieving wife, singer Taylor Simone Ledward, was also at the ceremony, which took place outdoors in bright sunshine.
Details of the memorial service were reported to include a tabletop display with a photograph of the deceased actor.
Flowers were also reportedly arranged around tables at the memorial site which overlooked the ocean.
While photographs from the private event showed Chadwick’s wife being comforted by her co-stars.
Pagesix reports: “The music of a hanging drum was also part of the service. “
The entertainment world was shocked on August 28 when news of Chadwick’s death broke.
A statement was released by his family via their social media accounts in which it was revealed that he had lost a long battle with the disease.
The statement revealed: “Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016 and has battled it for the past 4 years as he progressed to stage IV.
”A true fighter, Chadwick has persevered through it all and brought you a lot of movies you love so much.
“From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and many others, all have been filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy.
Co-stars, musicians, directors and politicians were among the high profile stars to share the shock, sorrow and tributes in the wake of the tragic news.
While news last week revealed that Disney had put plans for a Black Panther sequel on ice after the sad news of Chadwick’s death.