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Profile and Facts of Letitia Wright, Expected to Be the Next Black Panther

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Halima Zayan
Halima Zayan
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The film Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever had been showing in Indonesian cinemas since November 9 yesterday. In the second film, the figure of Shuri, played by Letitia Wright, manages to steal the show.

Letitia Wright even became a trending topic because of the character she played. Few said he would become the next Black Panther and replace Chadwick Boseman. 

This 29-year-old artist’s acting ability was recognized even before joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). But his name skyrocketed after playing in Black Panther. Get closer to her figure through the following Letitia Wright profile review and facts.

1. Letitia Wright’s bio

Letitia Michelle Wright was born on October 31, 1993, in Georgetown, Guyana, United Kingdom. United Kingdom. This Scorpio artist has a height of 165 cm. Born and spent in Guyana, Letitia’s family moved to England when she was seven years old. Letitia is proud of the two countries that are her home.

2. Early career

Letitia started dreaming of becoming an actress after watching the film Akeelah and the Bee in 2006. She was also inspired to become a professional actress. At 16, Letitia attended the School of Acting in London. The school was formed in 2003 by Femi Oguns, now the manager.

3. Debut

Two episodes of the series entitled Holby City and Top Boy became Letitia’s first acting debut in 2011. After her debut, Letitia got many small roles in series and films. Even though he got a small role, he was never absent and always appeared on TV with a new role every year.

4. Increasingly known after starring in Black Mirror

Letitia’s career found momentum when she starred in 1 episode of Black Mirror: Black Museum in 2017. Thanks to that role, Letitia Wright was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award. 

She received a nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie. In 2018, Letitia Wright was believed to have taken part in the Marvel film Black Panther. She got the role of Shuri, who is the Princess of Wakanda.

5. Earn many awards

Letitia managed to win many awards for her acting in Black Panther. Such as Choice Sci-Fi Movie Actress at the Outstanding Breakthrough Performance in a Motion Picture at the 2018 Teen Choice Awards the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture at the 2019 NAACP Image Awards at the Screen Actors Guild Awards (2019). He also won the Rising Star Award from the British Academy Film Awards (2019). Through his role in Sing 2, he won the Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance Motion Picture for the NAACP Image Awards (2022).

6. Films and series that have been starred in

Having a career since 2011, Letitia Wright has starred in many films and series. Some of the films he has played include Aisha (2022), Death on the Nile (2022), The Silent Twins (2022), Guava Island (2019), Avengers: Endgame (2019), Sing 2 (2021), and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022). This black performer has been in several television shows, including I Am…, Small Ax (2020), Black Mirror (2017), Humans (2016), Doctor Who (2015), and Humans (2021)

7. Ever experienced depression

In the same year as her career success, namely in 2018, Letitia Wright experienced depression. He has been experiencing depression since he was 20 years old. He tried to fight against his depression with his Christian faith until he took a break from acting. Luckily he was able to get through these tough times. 

8. It’s called an anti-vaccine

Letitia Wright was once accused of being anti-vaccine after uploading a video of herself asking about the legitimacy of the COVID-19 vaccine. As a result of her video being controversial, Letitia decided to disappear from social media, Instagram, and Twitter. Then he also clarified the video he made.

So, those were the profiles and facts about Letitia Wright playing Shuri in Black Panther 2: Wakanda Forever. His stunning acting made him busy being discussed until many expected him to be the successor to the Black Panther. What do you think?

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