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‘Black Panther,’ Which Catapulted Christian Actress to Stardom, Nominated for Best Picture

01-27-2019
Letitia Wright (AP Photo)
Letitia Wright (AP Photo)

On Monday, Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” became the first superhero movie to receive the Oscar nomination for best picture — a good sign for one of Hollywood’s biggest breakout stars, Letitia Wright.

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Wright, who has been outspoken about her Christian faith, was named in early January as the highest box office earner of 2018, bringing in a whopping $1.55 billion. The Guyanese-born British actor celebrated the accomplishment with a Scripture reference:

Lupita Nyong’o, one of Wright’s co-stars, turned to Twitter on Tuesday to thank The Academy for the seven nominations the 2018 film received:

As for Wright, she almost gave up a career in Hollywood a couple years ago.

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