“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” Star Letitia Wright Reportedly Injured While Filming Stunt

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever star Letitia Wright has reportedly been hospitalized after sustaining minor injuries while filming a stunt for the upcoming Marvel film, according to Deadline.

  • Wright reprises her role of Shuri, the sister of the Black Panther, for the upcoming film.
  • She was reportedly injured during an overnight shoot in Boston for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
  • Wright suffered minor injuries after an incident with a stunt rig.
  • A spokesperson from Marvel issued the following statement on the situation:
    • “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.”
  • It is also being reported that the incident was minor and will not impact the filming schedule for the new movie.
  • The incident took place in Boston, but the primary shoot for the film has been taking place in Atlanta.

About Black Panther: Wakanda Forever:

  • “Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever will continue to explore the incomparable world of Wakanda and all of the rich and varied characters introduced in the first film.”
  • Wright is being joined in the film by:
    • Danai Gurira
    • Daniel Kaluuya
    • Winston Duke
    • Lupita Nyong’o
    • Florence Kasumba
    • Angela Bassett
  • Ryan Coogler returns to direct Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is set to hit theaters on July 8, 2022.