She is currently undergoing treatment at a local hospital and will be released soon
After a rigorous stunt performance for the upcoming saga Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Letitia Wright was reportedly hospitalised suffering from minor injuries. According to Variety, a spokesperson for Marvel said in a statement that as of now, she is in a local hospital receiving adequate care and is expected to be discharged soon. The filming took place overnight in Boston, Massachusetts, while the production for the sequel to Black Panther is set in Atlanta. As of now, there is no effect on the film’s production timeline, the spokesperson further added.
Wright will be seen reprising her role as Shuri in the upcoming Marvel flick which is slated for a release on July 8, 2022. The 27-year-old British actor was introduced in the first film as the science-minded sister of the late actor Chadwich Boseman’s T’Challa. She is also seen in the MCU team-up films Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. Ryan Coogler who helmed the first Black Panther movie which was released in 2018 will be helming this one as well.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever saga went on floors in June 2021. Even though the plot and cast details are kept under wraps, fans are hoping to see the major cast members Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong’o, Florence Kasumba and Angela Bassett on screen for the upcoming Black Panther franchise. Dominique Thorne who will essay the role of the upcoming superhero Ironheart in her own Disney Plus TV series will also appear in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever ahead of her TV debut.
We hope to see Letita Wright get well soon and for her to get back to the shooting.