After 5 months away, Letitia Wright has returned to the set of Black Panther: Wakanda Endlessly, Polygon confirmed on Friday. The actress fractured her shoulder performing a stunt whereas the manufacturing was on location in Boston in August. She had been convalescing in London. Director Ryan Coogler and firm continued taking pictures so long as they might with out her at Marvel’s Atlanta studio however finally suspended operations in November.
“We’re on schedule,” Wright’s representatives mentioned, addressing her return.
Few tentpoles are extra anticipated than the Black Panther sequel. The 2018 movie, the primary superhero film to earn a greatest image Academy Award nomination (some sneaky folks wish to additionally cite Birdman, however we are saying that doesn’t depend), grossed $1.34 billion worldwide and stays a world sensation.
The August 2020 demise of Chadwick Boseman, who performed King T’Challa of Wakanda, necessitated a big rewrite of the sequel. Marvel majordomo Kevin Feige was unaware of Boseman’s sickness earlier than the day of his demise. Although the filmmakers introduced that they might not recast Boseman’s position, different facets of the movie’s plot are nonetheless held tight to Marvel’s vest. It’s rumored that Wright’s character, T’Challa’s sister Shuri, may have a distinguished place within the movie.
In late 2020, Wright was on the heart of an argument surrounding messages she made on social media regarding coronavirus vaccines. In the course of the manufacturing hiatus, some within the Marvel fandom even prompt that she ought to be dropped from the movie, assuming that her alleged resistance to getting vaccinated was the true cause for the halt. (There isn’t a proof to recommend that is correct, and Wright denied the cost that she had made anti-vaccine feedback on the set.) Wright’s present vaccination standing is unknown.
Wright’s agent informed The Hollywood Reporter, “she all the time meant to return however simply wanted to attend till she had absolutely recovered.”
The discharge date for Black Panther: Wakanda Endlessly is nonetheless set for November 11 of this yr. Wright will subsequent be seen reverse Armie Hammer within the new adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Dying on the Nile, which was filmed in 2019.
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