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Letitia Wright back filming ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ after stunt injury

Letitia Wright has resumed filming on Murky Panther: Wakanda Forever after convalescing from on-location injuries.

The actor, who reprises her unbiased of Shuri in the sequel, used to be hospitalised in August final twelve months for what had been described as “minor injuries” on the time after a stunt rig accident on-location in Boston.

In a notify to solid and crew (obtained by Closing date) in November, Wonder Studios executives Kevin Feige, Nate Moore and Louis D’Esposito confirmed they had been halting manufacturing on the sequel, describing Wright’s injuries as “much extra vital” with a “vital shoulder fracture”.

Representatives for Wright have since confirmed (January 14) she has recovered from her injuries and manufacturing on the sequel has resumed.

Letitia Wright as Wakandan superhero Shuri in ‘Murky Panther’. CREDIT: Wonder Studios

A spokesperson for Wright urged BBC Recordsdata: “Filming resumed this month as planned and we’re on time desk.”

Wright is expected to play a higher unbiased in the sequel following the loss of life of Chadwick Boseman, who performed T’Challa aka Murky Panther in the 2018 film. Wonder confirmed they’d no longer recast the persona following his loss of life in 2020.

Daniel Kaluuya, Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong’o, Angela Bassett, Martin Freeman and Winston Duke are location to approach help for the sequel, directed by Ryan Coogler. Dominique Thorn will additionally play new persona Riri Williams aka Ironheart.

Michaela Coel has additionally been solid in an undisclosed unbiased for the sequel, marking her debut in Wonder’s Cinematic Universe.

Murky Panther: Wakanda Forever is scheduled to be launched in cinemas November 22, 2022.

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