After several setbacks including Covid-19 emergency, the filming of Marvel studio’s ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ is finally resuming from next week. The production will restart with star Letitia Wright. The actress is all healed and back in Atlanta to resume her role as Shuri, a fan-favorite character.
The production was initially planned to restart from last Monday, however, it got delayed due to various reasons from several cast and crew. One of the reasons is actress Lupita Nyong’o testing positive for COVID-19.
The Ryan Coogler directed picture is all set to resume shooting in Atlanta next week. According to the sources, the work will go on for about four weeks.
Last August, Letitia Wright suffered an injury while filming a sequence involving a stunt rig on-location in Boston. Production then tried to film all the parts that doesn’t contain Letitia before it shut down in late November. The actress continued to heal at her home in London until now that she all healed and back, the shooting for the movie with parts concerning her is all set to resume.
Being a British citizen she was also held in her country as the CDC late last year implemented rules requiring all non-immigrants, non-citizen air travelers to the U.S. to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination status before boarding a plane.
Although Letitia did not comment on her vaccination status, several sources reveal that those issues have been resolved.
Wakanda Forever is one of three Marvel movies that are planned to release this year, the others are Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and Thor: Love and Thunder. The last film from the Marvel Universe to release was Spider-Man: No Way Home, in very less time of it being launched it garnered more than $1.54 billion globally.