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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever star Letitia Wright is reportedly not vaccinated

Just days after it was reported that Black Panther: Wakanda Forever star Letitia Wright was injured on set, causing production to be shut down, the sequel may be facing even more delays.

Wright, 28, was injured on the set in Boston back in August, while filming a sequence using a stunt rig, though production wasn’t expected to be impacted as the cast and crew filmed around her for two months.

However, it was reported last week that filming will be shut down as Wright recuperates, though a new report from The Hollywood Reporter reveals production may be impacted even further because Wright is not vaccinated from COVID-19.

Delay: Just days after it was reported that Black Panther: Wakanda Forever star Letitia Wright was injured on set, causing production to be shut down, the sequel may be facing even more delays

Injury: Wright, 28, was injured on the set in Boston back in August, while filming a sequence using a stunt rig, though production wasn't expected to be impacted as the cast and crew filmed around her for two months

Injury: Wright, 28, was injured on the set in Boston back in August, while filming a sequence using a stunt rig, though production wasn’t expected to be impacted as the cast and crew filmed around her for two months

After Wright was injured, she went back to her home in London to recuperate, as the production continued around her.

Production has now shifted back to the sequel’s home base in Atlanta, with new travel rules put in place that could have a big impact on the shoot when Wright has recovered.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued new rules on Monday, stating that all non-immigrant and non-citizen air travelers to the United States be fully vaccinated from COVID-19.

London: After Wright was injured, she went back to her home in London to recuperate, as the production continued around her

London: After Wright was injured, she went back to her home in London to recuperate, as the production continued around her

Wright, who was born in Guyana and moved to London when she was just seven years old, is not a U.S. citizen.

Director Ryan Coogler is said to have shot all that he can without Wright, with the production hiatus expected to begin Thanksgiving week.

The filmmaker and other production team members are expected to use the hiatus to ‘reconfigure’ the shoot so they can get back on track for an early 2022 production re-start.

Shoot around: Director Ryan Coogler is said to have shot all that he can without Wright, with the production hiatus expected to begin Thanksgiving week

Shoot around: Director Ryan Coogler is said to have shot all that he can without Wright, with the production hiatus expected to begin Thanksgiving week

‘Letitia has been recovering in London since September from injuries sustained on the set of Black Panther 2 and is looking forward to returning to work early 2022. Letitia kindly asks that you keep her in your prayers,’ the actress’ rep said in a statement last week.

The rep did not comment on Wright’s vaccination status, and Disney reps declined comment as well.

While Wright’s vaccination status is unconfirmed, the reports of her being unvaccinated are not surprising given the backlash she received on social  media last December.

Recovering: 'Letitia has been recovering in London since September from injuries sustained on the set of Black Panther 2 and is looking forward to returning to work early 2022. Letitia kindly asks that you keep her in your prayers,' the actress' rep said in a statement last week

Recovering: ‘Letitia has been recovering in London since September from injuries sustained on the set of Black Panther 2 and is looking forward to returning to work early 2022. Letitia kindly asks that you keep her in your prayers,’ the actress’ rep said in a statement last week

Wright tweeted a video that questioned how safe it really is to take the COVID-19 vaccine, which many fans clapped back at.

The video also accused the Chinese of spreading the vaccine while also denying climate change and making transphobic comments.

The video was later removed from YouTube for violating its terms of service, while Wright took to social media shortly thereafter to explain why she posted the video.

Clapped back: Wright tweeted a video that questioned how safe it really is to take the COVID-19 vaccine, which many fans clapped back at

Clapped back: Wright tweeted a video that questioned how safe it really is to take the COVID-19 vaccine, which many fans clapped back at

‘My intention was not to hurt anyone, my ONLY intention of posting the video was it raised my concerns with what the vaccine contains and what we are putting in our bodies…Nothing else,’ she said.

Wright later deleted her verified Twitter and Instagram accounts shortly after posting the video, with one of her Marvel co-stars, Don Cheadle, taking to Twitter and saying he would, ‘never defend anybody posting this,’ but he still won’t, ‘throw her away over it.’

There were also reports in October that, when Black Panther: Wakanda Forever started filming, Wright started to share anti-vaccine statements on the set.

Shortly after that report, Wright returned to Instagram (currently her only form of social media) to deny that report, stating, ‘I honestly assert that this was completely untrue.’

Concerns: 'My intention was not to hurt anyone, my ONLY intention of posting the video was it raised my concerns with what the vaccine contains and what we are putting in our bodies…Nothing else,' she said

Concerns: ‘My intention was not to hurt anyone, my ONLY intention of posting the video was it raised my concerns with what the vaccine contains and what we are putting in our bodies…Nothing else,’ she said

Untrue: Shortly after that report, Wright returned to Instagram (currently her only form of social media) to deny that report, stating, 'I honestly assert that this was completely untrue'

Untrue: Shortly after that report, Wright returned to Instagram (currently her only form of social media) to deny that report, stating, ‘I honestly assert that this was completely untrue’

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