The star, who plays Shuri, Princess of Wakanda, injured herself in what was described as a “stunt rig accident”. The shoot was happening Boston, separately to the main production cast that is based in Atlanta.
Shuri injured on the set of “Black Panther” sequel, taken to hospital 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/2VzNkbZx5Z
— Kollege Kidd (@KollegeKidd) August 26, 2021
The actress was released from the hospital on the same day. The incident is not expected to have an impact on the shooting schedule for the Black Panther sequel.
Wright is one of the stars returning in the film, titled Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, alongside Daniel Kaluuya, Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong’o and Angela Bassett.