‘Black Panther’ Star Letitia Wright On Disney’s Juggernaut: “There Was A Need For It” – The Contenders London

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It was an emotional start to the day for 24-year-old British actress
Letitia Wright, who plays Wakandan princess Shuri in Disney's Afro-futurist superhero hit Black Panther. Catching sight of herself in a brief clip from the film, Wright laughingly wiped a tear from her eye, adding, "I can't believe I'm crying at 11 o'clock in the morning…" The film may have made more than $1.3bn worldwide at the box office, but for Wright its success is much more personal. "Literally…