‘Black Panther’ Costume Designer Ruth E. Carter Receives Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Ruth E. Carter at the Black Panther Movie Premiere

Black Panther‘ Costume Designer Ruth E. Carter Receives Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. This years virtual ceremony honored the addition of new stars to the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Black Panther’s Ruth E. Carter was honored with the 2,694th star for her impressive career spanning over 3 decades of work in costume design. During the event, Carter was honored for he ability to “wow audiences and dazzle critics alike with costumes inspired by traditional African tribal wear merged with a contemporary look, delivering fashion and function, incorporating technology, and creating such authenticity ownership and empowerment for the characters and viewers cementing her as one of the preeminent voices and experts on Afrofuturism.”

Related: New ‘Black Panther: Kingdom of Wakanda’ Series Coming to Disney+

Ruth shared an acceptance speech for her star, saying: “Thank you for seeing the depth of culture, history, artistry, and welcoming my vision of Afrofuture into the lexicon of American filmmaking,” she continued, “Most of all, I dedicate this star to all the young and aspiring filmmakers. I drove to Hollywood 36 years ago…nothing was handed to me. Every moment, every sacrifice, every effort was hard work inspired by my passion. It’s my hope that anyone who sacrifices, who beats these streets of Hollywood, carrying their dreams in heavy garment bags full of costumes, desiring to be the best, like I did, that when you gaze upon my star feel my energy, feel the power of your own unique story to realize your dreams so you too can reach your star. Wakanda Forever.”

Related: Marvel Studios Confirms Chadwick Boseman Will Not Be Replaced in ‘Black Panther 2’

Congratulations to Ruth E. Carter on this great accomplishment! Be sure to check back here at Chip and Co. for updates and all things Marvel!

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