No resumption before January 2022 for Black Panther 2

MCU boss Kevin Feige provides an update on the interrupted filming of Wakanda Forever.

Wakanda has been confined for a few weeks. The filming of Black panther 2 is on a forced break after the actress is injured Letitia wright, who plays Shuri, T’Challa’s little sister. The one who will be the superstar of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, after the tragic death of Chadwick Boseman last year, suffers from a serious broken shoulder and concussion, suffered while filming stunts of the film in Boston last August.

Producers Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito and Nate Moore have done what they could without her ever since. But the production was forced to close its doors in October and we learn in a note that was obtained Deadline, that the shooting of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever will not resume until January 2022. If all goes well:

“We have adjusted our production schedule so that [Letitia] have the time she needs to heal, but there’s not much we can do without Shuri! “, launch Feige, Esposito and Moore in this letter to the teams, confirming that T’Challa’s little sister will be the central heroine of the feature film.

“We also want to thank Letitia for everything she does to get back to the set as quickly as possible. We know how much she enjoys this role, how difficult it was for her to be away and how much she working hard to recover as quickly and safely as possible. We look forward to his return and we know that we will all come back stronger together (…) For now, we are on schedule to resume filming – with Letitia – in January 2022. We are all focused on concluding this shoot to honor with excellence the memory of our dear Chadwick. “

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is due out on November 9, 2022 in theaters in France.

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