And To All This, Why Did They Stop The Production Of ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’?

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever It is one of the most anticipated films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe of the moment, but also one or another little problem regarding its realization. Now, the project faces a change of plans again.

According to what it reports The Hollywood Reporter, the production of this tape has had to be temporarily paused due to an injury that the protagonist, Letitia Wright, suffered during the recordings in recent months. However, they say, this would not affect the release schedule.

B’lack Panther: Wakanda Forever ‘will be the official title of the sequel to this huge character / Photo: Marvel Studios

Oh no: ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ filming slows down

After the unfortunate passing of Chadwick Boseman, the public was left with the expectation of what would happen with the franchise of Black Panther. Who would take the mantle? That was the question that had us with our souls in a thread, but Marvel rushed in and soon focused the efforts on Letitia Wright, who plays Shuri, became the protagonist of the next installment.

With that certainty already on the table, we are waiting for the second part of the saga to arrive… with everything and the fact that they have stopped filming. This Friday, November 5, it was reported that the production of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has been temporarily stopped.

What is the quarrel? Through The Hollywood Reporter, sources close to the project mentioned that the aforementioned Letitia Wright had an accident on the recording set at the end of last August from which she was discharged almost immediately. However, it has been said that you will need a longer recovery time, so Filming is expected to resume in early 2022. Sources also mention that this setback will not affect the film’s release schedule, agreed for November 2022.

And to all this, why did they stop the production of'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever'?

Letitia Wright as Shury with Chadwick Boseman / Photo: Marvel Studios


The controversy with Letitia

As we mentioned, the production of the sequel to Black Panther It has faced various controversies since it was announced that Letitia Wright would be the new protagonist. The most complicated matter had to do with the alleged refusal of the actress to the vaccines against COVID-19.

In December 2020, Letitia was questioned and ‘canceled’ on social media after a video was released where she questioned how functional coronavirus vaccines really were. The controversy was rekindled when in October 2021, a report by The Hollywood Reporter and a member close to the production of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever -anonymous-, mentioned that the actress maintained an anti-vaccine stance on set.

After these attacks, some Letitia’s social networks have been taken down due to the attacks and mentions that the actress has received. For now, we have to wait and see what happens with the production directed by Ryan Coogler. A few weeks ago, it was reported that the film would run on its premiere until November 11, 2022, this along with other MCU and Disney productions.

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