Guyanese Actress Lands Role In Star-Studded Blockbuster Marvels “Black Panther” Movie


Guyanese Actress Letitia Wright has landed a role in the star-studded blockbuster Black Panther alongside Oscar-winning Lupita Nyong’o and Creed star Michael B. Jordan.

The 22-year-old, who was born in Guyana and moved to Britain aged six, got her start on TV in the British series Doctor Who, Cucumber, and Chasing Shadows.

The rising star got her start on TV in the British series “Doctor Who,” “Cucumber,” and “Chasing Shadows.” She recently landed a key role in Steven Spielberg’s upcoming big-budget tentpole “Ready Player One,” beating out dozens of young actresses to costar opposite Tye Sheridan and Olivia Cooke.

Her role in Black Panther is unknown at present, but Michael B. Jordan, Forest Whitaker, Lupita Nyong’o, and Danai Gurira are also on board.

Creed helmer Ryan Coogler will direct.

Boseman will play T’Challa, the prince of the African nation of Wakanda, who must take over the throne after his father’s murder. Marvel unveiled the character in “Captain America: Civil War” in May and his standalone film hits theatres on February 16, 2018.

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  • Good for her, but why does this make the news ?

    Is it because she was born in Guyana ? Guyanese need to stop claiming these individuals like they are responsible for their success.

    She achieved her dreams because she migrated to another country that offered her the opportunity to succeed.

    When Guyana makes an attempt to help the young people achieve their dreams instead of holding them under the heels of a political and racial divide then i will gladly help share such articles.