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Letitia Wright Is on Her Way to an Oscar, if She Gets Her Way (VIDEO)

EBONY caught up with Black Panther star Letitia Wright on the Avengers: Infinity War premiere red carpet, where she opened up about the role that changed her career and where she hopes to be in the next 10 years.

“It pushed me in a way that I have to be calculated in my decisions,” Wright said of her role, Shuri, when asked how it has affected her moves in Hollywood. “I still have a lot to prove within the industry as a young person in the Marvel Universe. … I’m just a normal person as well so I’m not going to let that change me.”

As for the where she hopes to land in a decade, the talented beauty plans to make major moves both behind and in front of the camera.

“I would love to be producing movies, acting in more movies and doing projects that are Oscar-worthy … have kids, be married, all that, being a normal human being as well, balancing it all out.

Check out the video interview above.


Interviews conducted by Jaleesa Lashay. You can follow her on Twitter @jaleesalashay

Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.