Actress Letitia Wright has resumed filming on the Black Panther  II, about five months after being injured when a stunt went wrong.

At the time of the accident in August, she is said to have suffered minor injuries.

But Marvel’s bosses later said she turned out to have sustained “a critical shoulder fracture and a concussion with severe side effects“.

A spokesperson for the star said she has now recovered and production has resumed.

Wright plays Shuri, Princess of Wakanda and is expected to play a bigger part in the blockbuster’s sequel. The late Chadwick Boseman led the 2018 film and his role has not been cast due to his death in 2020.

She sustained the injury during an overnight stunt rig accident in Boston, she was treated in hospital but her injuries were not thought to be serious.

However in November, Marvel executives stated “What we had initially thought were minor injuries turned out to be much more serious with Letitia suffering a critical shoulder fracture, and a concussion with severe side effects.


It has been a painful process and Letitia has been home recovering with her doctors and the support of family.

“We’ve adjusted our production schedule so she has the time she needs to heal, but there’s only so much we can do without Shuri!

“We also want to thank Letitia for everything she’s doing to get back to the set – we know how much she loves this role, how tough it’s been for her to be away, and how hard she’s working to recover as quickly as she safely can.”

Actors Letitia Wright, Chadwick Boseman, Angela Bassett and Danai Gurira are photographed for Los Angeles Times on September 15, 2018 in Hollywood, California. PUBLISHED IMAGE. CREDIT MUST READ: Kirk McKoy/Los Angeles Times/Contour RA. (Photo by Kirk McKoy/Los Angeles Times/Contour RA by Getty Images)

Wright’s spokesperson told BBC News: “Filming resumed this month as planned and we’re on schedule.”

The film is due to be released this November.