Marvel Studios has resumed filming for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and with the new year comes new details! Letitia Wright has returned to the set to finish filming her scenes for the upcoming sequel after recovering from injuries sustained when a stunt rig failed while filming in Boston, MA in 2021. The studio was forced to halt production around the holidays while Wright healed from her injuries.
As filming has resumed it has also been reported that Winston Duke (M’Baku) has earned a significant pay increase and will be featured in an “elevated” and “expanded” role in the Black Panther franchise. Marvel Studios has not shared details regarding M’Baku’s future in the MCU, but this could mean that the Jabari Tribe Leader. Notably in the comics, M’Baku becomes a recurring villain nicknamed “Man-Ape”, but no official notice has been given regarding the role in the MCU.
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