Guyana-born actress Letitia Wright’s character in star-studded Black Panther movie revealed
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Guyana-born actress Letitia Wright’s character in star-studded Black Panther movie revealed

GUYANA-BORN actress Letitia Wright will play the character of Shuri in the upcoming Black Panther movie, it has been confirmed. Letitia’s casting was never officially announced, but Identity Agency Group (IAG) said she had landed what her reps said at the time was “a major role” in the highly anticipated “Black Panther” feature film, directed by Ryan … Continue reading

Guyana-born actress Letitia Wright lands role in star-studded blockbuster Black Panther alongside Lupita Nyong’o and Michael B Jordan
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Guyana-born actress Letitia Wright lands role in star-studded blockbuster Black Panther alongside Lupita Nyong’o and Michael B Jordan

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. She recently landed a … Continue reading

Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan hope to make film about African King Mansa Musa – the richest man in history
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Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan hope to make film about African King Mansa Musa – the richest man in history

DIRECTOR RYAN Coogler and actor Michael B. Jordan have worked together since 2013. Their first project was Fruitvale Station where Michael portrayed Oscar Grant, a San Fransisco Bay-area young man gunned down on the BART transit system. The film made the two stars on the independent film circuit and inadvertently earned them more high-profile jobs. Michael went on … Continue reading

Lupita Nyong’o officially confirmed for upcoming Black Panther film at Comic-Con
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Lupita Nyong’o officially confirmed for upcoming Black Panther film at Comic-Con

LUPITA NYONG’O was officially confirmed for the upcoming Black Panther movie at San Diego Comic-Con yesterday (July 22). The Oscar-winning actress joined director Ryan Coogler and leading man Chadwick Boseman and Michael B Jordan at the fan convention where it was revealed she’ll star as a character called Nakia in the Marvel movie. And in a … Continue reading

Creed’s Ryan Coogler to direct TV series about life behind bars for young people
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Creed’s Ryan Coogler to direct TV series about life behind bars for young people

CREED DIRECTOR Ryan Coogler is currently developing a new television series centered on the life of teens in a young offenders institute. Minors will take “an unflinching look at institutionalisation, examining juvenile facilities and the children who grow up in that system” and draw on Ryan’s personal experiences as a counsellor at a juvenile detention … Continue reading

Creed director Ryan Coogler organises fundraiser for ‘poisoned’ Flint
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Creed director Ryan Coogler organises fundraiser for ‘poisoned’ Flint

CREED DIRECTOR Ryan Coogler has organised a fundraiser for the residents of Flint amid a water crisis. The 29-year-old and his Blackout for Human Rights activist collective announced a benefit fundraiser #JUSTICEFORFLINT today (Feb 23). The event, which is scheduled to take place this Saturday (Feb 28) in the US, aims to raise funds and … Continue reading