Wakanda Forever Star Letitia Wright Hospitalized

Letitia Wright, who stars as Shuri in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, is currently in a Boston-area hospital after suffering a minor injury during production. Wright apparently sustained unspecified injuries while working on a stunt rig for the upcoming Marvel blockbuster, and is expected to be released soon.

“Letitia Wright sustained minor injuries today while filming a stunt for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” said a Marvel spokesperson in a statement. “She is currently receiving care in a local hospital and is expected to be released soon.”

Wright, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong’o, Florence Kasumba and Angela Bassett will reprise their roles from Black Panther, with Creed and Black Panther‘s Ryan Coogler returning as director. Dominique Thorne has joined the cast as Riri Williams, a character from the comics who has been eagerly-awaited by Marvel fans for years.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever will be in theaters on July 8, 2022.

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