Emmy-nominated Letitia Wright is defining herself as one of the industry’s most captivating young actresses. She won the 2019 BAFTA Rising Star Award and a 2019 SAG Award as part of Black Panther’s Best Ensemble, following critical acclaim for her scene-stealing performance as Shuri. The film grossed over $1.3B at the global box office and was nominated for a 2019 Academy Award for Best Picture.
This fall, she stars in Steve McQueen’s anthology series, Small Axe, for BBC/Amazon Prime Video. Her episode, “Mangrove,” was included in the Cannes 2020 official selection. The series is set to release in the U.S. on November 20, 2020, on BBC and Prime Video. She will also star opposite Gal Gadot and Armie Hammer in Kenneth Branagh’s Death on The Nile for Disney/Twentieth Century Fox.
Wright appeared in the “Black Museum” episode of Netflix’s Blac