`Black Panther` actress Letitia Wright has been hospitalised with minor injuries after a stunt rig accident on the set of the sequel titled `Black Panther: Wakanda Forever`.
“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,” a spokesperson for Marvel said in a statement to variety.com.
The film shoot was happening overnight in Boston, while the production for the `Black Panther` sequel is based in Atlanta. There is currently no impact to the movie`s shooting schedule.
In the first `Black Panther` movie, Wright was introduced as Shuri, the genius inventor and younger sister to T`Challa, played by the late Chadwick Boseman.
She also appeared in the MCU team-up films `Avengers: Infinity War` and `Avengers: Endgame`. Production on `Black Panther: Wakanda Forever`, directed by Ryan Coogler, began in June 2021.
The plot and cast details are being kept under wraps. `Black Panther: Wakanda Forever` is scheduled to release on July 8, 2022.
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