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“As you guys know, Black Panther is a blessing to my life. 'Shuri' is a blessing, not only to me, but to the world and to so many Black young girls and I always promised God if I stepped back into acting I would do projects that felt honorable and as a kid I always wanted to inspire – when I saw Keke Palmer – I wanted to inspire the world the way Keke Palmer inspired me, and 'Shuri' was the first time I got to do that on a massive scale, right? So when this unfortunate event happened [getting injured on set] and I had to take about three months out, I went back home and my mom received me with tears in her eyes and I just had to sit with myself and decide, 'How are you going to bounce back from this? How are you going to get back on the set to fulfill your purpose that God blessed you with?' And I could hear my brother [Chadwick Boseman] just tell me that I could do it. I didn’t feel like I could do it. I didn’t feel like I could go back. [...] Yeah, and in those moments I admired his journey even more because he dealt with something that we didn’t know about until he passed away and you know, I’m trying to contain it, but I never got to say goodbye to my brother [Boseman], so just going through that situation, it was another opportunity for leadership and strength to come out, and just for him to be such a leader at a time when he was facing so much, and I just felt like once I got the healing I needed and I went back, I finished stronger.”

– Letitia Wright shares that she felt the late Chadwick Boseman's spirit encouraging her while recovering from an injury she experienced during filming for the Black Panther sequel, Wakanda Forever. The revelation came during an interview on Tamron Hall, which was Wright's daytime talk show debut. Marvel Entertainment will release Wakanda Forever in theaters on Nov. 11, 2022. Watch the trailer below.