Around Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, one of the most eagerly awaited movies of the year, a lot has transpired. The death of Chadwick Boseman, who played the lead role in the movie, dealt the early stages of production the largest blow ever. Letitia Wright, better known by her stage name Shuri, made some highly contentious comments that, at the time, had an impact on the movie’s fate and added gasoline to the fire.
For the uninitiated, Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever investigates the death of the King and the coronation of another. There have been claims that Letitia is the next mantle-bearer. However, the performer revealed her opposition to the COVID vaccination last year while discussing the COVID vaccine.
After branding her an anti-vaxxer, the internet quickly began to boycott her, and there was a large campaign against her. Wright’s comments nearly destroyed Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, if Deadline’s Justin Knoll, who was there at The Town With Matt Belloni, is to be believed. Continue reading to get everything you need to know about the same.
He said that parts of what Wright did, notably her view on the vaccination, “totally ruined” Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Additionally, when Letitia Wright joined the British production in November 2022, her immunization history was a hot topic. Whether she could return to the set at all was “a headache,” according to Knoll, for Marvel Studios. Disney avoided explicitly addressing the issue at the time.
Her behavior on the Wakanda Forever set of Black Panther, however, has also been criticized in the past as being improper. Letitia Wright clarified it in a message that she released on her Instagram page on Wednesday. She said, “It pains me to have to clarify the claims published by The Hollywood Reporter on October 6th, 2021.” “The report discussed how I behaved on the Black Panther 2 set. I firmly believe that this was false in every way.