The acclaimed actress, Letitia Wright is hospitalized after suffering injuries during the production of Marvel’s Black Panther sequel, “Wakanda Forever.”
Variety reported the news, stating, “Letitia Wright sustained minor injuries today while filming a stunt for “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.” She is currently receiving care in a local hospital and is expected to be released soon,” a spokesperson for Marvel told the publication. Her injuries are reportedly minor.
According to reports, the incident took place while filming a stunt for the sequel in Boston. However, Wright’s injuries are not expected to be severe or impact the movie’s production schedule.
Wright who is best known for her role in “Black Panther” is reprising her role as Shuri, a Wakandan princess and accomplished inventor. After the loss of Chadwick Boseman, Wright says she struggled emotionally. Following his death she stated, “Words can’t describe how I feel. How we all feel, that losing you was forced upon us.”
The untimely death of a young Chadwick Boseman has had the world at a loss for words for the man who to many was the real-life version of the brave character he played, Black Panther.
His death took the world by surprise and people were concerned that the “Black Panther” franchise would be in shambles due to Boseman’s untimely death. And many wondered how the Marvel franchise would move the project forward without Boseman tackling the iconic role.
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” which is being a directed by Ryan Coogler yet again is set to be out in theaters July 8, 2022. The movie is based in Atlanta and is the sequel to the Oscar-winning, billion-dollar blockbuster “Black Panther.” The filming of the movie is taking place at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta.
Many of the stars will be returning for the sequel of the Oscar-nominated hit, including Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Daniel Kaluuya, Danai Gurira, Winston Duke, Florence Kasumba and Angela Bassett.
Wright, 27, is expected to be released from the hospital soon.