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Letitia Wright injured shooting ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’

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Letitia Wright was injured Wednesday during an overnight shoot in Boston for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

She “sustained minor injuries today while filming a stunt,” a Marvel spokesperson tells Deadline. “She is currently receiving care in a local hospital and is expected to be released soon.”

The NAACP Image Award and SAG Award winner is reprising her role as Shuri from Black Panther, a science and technology wizard who’s the sister of T’Challa, also known as Black Panther, who was played by the late Chadwick Boseman.

While Wright shot her scene in Boston, primary production for the sequel is taking place in Atlanta. Angela Bassett, Daniel Kaluuya, Danai Gurira, Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong’o,and director Ryan Coogler are also returning from the 2018 film, which has grossed over $1 billion worldwide.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is set to open July 8, 2020. Marvel is owned by Disney, parent company of ABC News.

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