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Black Panther star Letitia Wright was ‘concussion of a serious side effect’ in an accident on set

Black Panther Star Letitia Wright was hospitalized in August after an accident on the set of her new film, and Marvel has now said her injuries are “much more serious” than initially thought.

Marvel executives on Friday sent an announcement to the cast and crew Black Panther: Wakanda Forever announced production would be on hiatus as Wright is still recovering from injuries sustained in a “scary accident” on set and “we could only do so many things without” her, Deadline report.

“What we initially thought were minor injuries turned out to be much more serious as Letitia suffered a severe shoulder fracture and concussion with serious side effects,” said Marvel Studios executive Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito and Nate Moore said. “It was a painful process and Letitia has been recovering at home with her doctors and the support of her family.”

When Wright’s accident was reported in August, A Disney spokesperson said: she was “slightly injured” while doing the stunt. But earlier this month, The Hollywood Reporter speak The sequel will soon have to stop production, as Wright has been recovering since September and there are no more scenes that can be filmed without her on set. Wright plays Shuri, sister of Chadwick Boseman’s T’Challa, and may have a larger role in Wakanda Forever after Boseman’s death. Marvel executives in their Friday note called the crash a “reminder of the importance of safety at all times in our work.”

This comes later The Hollywood Reporter Written that Wright was not immunized against COVID-19, which may have made it difficult for her to get to the Atlanta studio from London, where she is recovering, given CDC regulations that require proof of vaccination for with non-citizens entering the United States. However, Friday’s note said that “we are currently scheduled to resume filming – with Letitia – in January 2022.” The film is currently slated to premiere in November 2022.

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