Chadwick Boseman gave a portion of his own salary to Sienna Miller so that she would star in the action thriller 21 Bridges . The 38-year-old actress told this on Monday in an interview with Empire .

β€œHe produced 21 Bridges and had been really active in trying to get me to do the movie,” Miller said. “He was a fan of my work, which was exciting because I was ten times as much a fan of his.”

However, according to Miller Boseman approached the actress at the wrong time. β€œI don’t know if I should tell this story and I haven’t done that yet. But I’m going to tell it because I think it’s a testament to who he was,” says Miller.

“I asked for an amount that the studio would not make. Because I was hesitant to go back to work, my daughter went to school and it was an awkward time, I said, I will do it if I do the right thing. way is compensated. “

And Chadwick ended up donating part of his salary to get the amount I asked for. He said I get paid what I deserve, what I am worth. It’s kind of the most amazing thing I ever got. experienced. “

Boseman died at the end of August at the age of 43 from colon cancer. He had been ill for several years but had never made it publicly known.