During the filming of Black Panther: Wandanda Forever, actress Letitia Wright suffered a spectacular accident, today she has opened up about what happened
In August 2021, Letitia Wright suffered a serious accident during the filming of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever performing an acrobatic Which caused her to be hospitalized because of some injuries she sustained. However, Angela Bassett wanted not to alarm fans, revealing that the actress was fine and would be “ready to go” shortly after sustaining the injury. However, when Wright went home to the UK to recover , there were rumors that she was not vaccinated, causing her to further delay her return to the United States. This was compounded by other reports about her behavior on set, which the actress denied. Now Letitia Wright has now spoken out about her on-set injury in a new interview for The New York Times alongside co-stars Lupita Nyong’o. , Danai Gurira, Angela Bassett and Mabel Cadena. Wright was asked by the outlet about her “serious injury” on the set of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, and the actress did not deny that she was seriously injured, stating that “his experience of her was different.” But the actress herself felt that she “came out very proud in the face of adversity” from her injury: “I also faced a lot of physical challenges, but other than that. I came away very proud that, in the face of adversity, I was able to bounce back and give my character that extra life and strength. The journey was not without pain, but you can stand on top of the mountain and say you made it. Hopefully that will carry over into the movie and people will walk away feeling euphoric and empowered because that’s definitely how we felt after making it.”
Black Panther will be inspiring for young girls
In the interview, they talked about the characters that all these actresses represent and how it affects the younger audience. Gurira recalled that: “It’s important that it’s not just a one-time thing, but that you see black and women of color characters grow and have more dimension.” Wright chimed in and recalled meeting a girl coming out of the theater and told her, “I left the theater feeling like I could do anything after seeing the movie and seeing what Shuri introduced to the world.” Gurira said that being able to help “boost that sense of ownership”: “If putting these characters in a heroic space drives that sense of ownership of oneself and what one can do with their own potential as young women and girls of color, that’s about it, really.” “It should become the norm,” Wright said, as “there are so many women who are so heroic and amazing.” In closing, she noted how she and her co-stars “just show a part of that on screen.” way of thinking about themselves.
About the movie
In Marvel Studios Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M’Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira), and the Dora Milaje (including Florence Kasumba), fight to protect their nation from rising world powers. following the death of King T’Challa. As the Wakandans struggle to face their next chapter, the heroes must band together with the help of War Dog Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) and Everett Ross (Martin Freeman) and create a new way to the kingdom of Wakanda. Featuring Tenoch Huerta as Namor, king of a hidden underwater nation, the film also stars Dominique Thorne, Michaela Coel, Mabel Cadena and Alex Livanalli.