Letitia Wright Hospitalized After ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ Injury

The Shuri actress suffered a minor injury after performing a stunt.

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Letitia Wright has been hospitalized after suffering an injury while filming Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

Filming on Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is currently taking place in Boston at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Set photos from the shoot have come out from the shot featuring Letitia Wright, Danai Gurira, and our first look at Dominique Thorne’s Riri Williams. You can check out the latest set photos from TMZ with Wright and Gurira below:

News also broke on Wednesday that Letitia Wright was sent to a hospital after suffering minor injuries from a stunt rig accident. Wright’s injuries aren’t expected to impact Black Panther: Wakanda Forever filming. Here’s what a Marvel spokesman told Variety:

“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.”

Here is the synopsis for the first Black Panther film:

After the death of his father, the king of Wakanda, young T’Challa returns home to the isolated high-tech African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. But when a powerful enemy reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king – and Black Panther – is tested when he’s drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, he must release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people and their way of life.

Directed by Ryan Coogler, the film stars Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, Winston Duke, Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, and Andy Serkis.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever will hit theaters on July 8, 2022. Stay tuned for all the latest news regarding Letitia Wright’s Shuri and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s Youtube channel for more original video content.

Sources: TMZ and Variety

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden's affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.