“We’ve Lost Our Brother”- Letitia Wright Details The Overwhelming Journey of Making Wakanda Forever Without Chadwick Boseman

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One of the most anticipated movies for Marvel which is expected to return the goodwill to the studio after Thor 4’s failure, is the sequel to Black Panther starring Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, and Martin Freeman.

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Michael B. Jordan played Kilmonger, a complex villain compared to other origin stories.

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Directed by Ryan Coogler, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever faces the impossible task of replacing the much-loved actor, Chadwick Boseman, who unfortunately passed away back in 2020; and still producing a tasteful end result that will satisfy the audience.


Letitia Wright Shares Her Loss

With many of the cast still reeling from the loss of Chadwick Boseman’s death, they haven’t been able to shake off his legacy from the franchise. Commenting on the same, Death on the Nile star described her experience in an interview with Extra:

“it’s another level to the experience because we’ve lost our brother, but we know that he’s so proud of us, at the same time so it’s a bowl of emotions….”

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Letitia Wright as Shuri in Black Panther (2018)

After the actor’s death, Marvel publically announced his role as T’Challa would not be recast for future films. So this closes the books on anyone playing King T’Challa in future installments, leaving Chadwick Boseman as the one and only actor to portray the character.

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Who’s the Next Black Panther?

With the sequel so close to release, Marvel still hasn’t publically announced who will be the next Black Panther. Most believe it to be Shuri played by Letitia Wright, while many still want Michael B. Jordan to return in some capacity and lead Wakanda.


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Letitia Wright is the top contender to become the next Black Panther.

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After the trailer for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever dropped, the new Black Panther was teased at the end, with only a few shots of the suit and claws displayed. Despite not seeing the whole picture, many fans believe that it’s a female in the suit.


Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is all set to release on November 11 of 2022.

Source: Extratv


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