Black Panther Actress Letitia Wright was hospitalized after she was injured in an accident on the set of the Black Panther sequel due for release next year.
Wright, received minor injuries in what was described as a “stunt rig accident” during late night filming in Boston.
The nature of her injuries was not disclosed but the actress, who plays the role of Shuri, Princess of Wakanda, was released from hospital after several hours.
Her injuries are not expected to affect the filming schedule or the subsequent release date for the movie.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, is scheduled for a 2022 release and will see several stars reprise their role including Letitia Wright, Daniel Kaluuya, Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong’o and Angela Bassett.
The role of Black Panther which was previously played by actor Chadwick Boseman will not be recast with King T’challa set to be written out of the sequel.
Marvel Films has confirmed that Boseman will not be included in the film via digital effects following his death last year due to cancer.
Plot details have not yet been revealed but the movie is expected to tell the story of Wakanda after the death of King T’Challa.