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Chadwick Boseman snubbed in shocking Oscars upset for Best Actor [Video]

The producers of this year’s Academy Awards promised that it would be like a movie.

They may want to consider a reshoot of the ending.

Chadwick Boseman had been heavily favored to win in the best actor category for his role as a troubled trumpet player in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.”

The actor died last August after a private battle with colon cancer. He was 43.

The Oscar instead went to Sir Anthony Hopkins for his performance as a man battling dementia in the film, “The Father.”

The category closed out Sunday’s show and Hopkins was not present at the awards ceremony to accept the prize, resulting in an abrupt end to the night.

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Had he won posthumously, it would have been Boseman’s first and last acting Oscar as the film was his final on-screen work.

Other award shows had already recognized his performance.

Boseman and his “Ma Rainey” co-star, Viola Davis, made history at this year’s SAG …

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