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Black Girl Magic Indeed: Letitia Wright is Crowned 2018’s Queen of the Box Office | The Root

Black Girl Magic Indeed: Letitia Wright is Crowned 2018’s Queen of the Box Office | The Root Letitia Wright did the damn thing this year.

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Whether it was stealing scenes with her acerbic wit as Shuri in Black Panther, popping up as the evocatively named Jules Skateboarder in The Commuter, portraying the rebellious Reb in Ready Player One, or giving Thanos the business in Avengers: Infinity War, this was unquestionably a breakout year for the Guyanese-born actress.

So much so that Fandango crowned her their Highest Box Office Earning Actor of 2018. Yes, more than her Black Panther co-star Chadwick Boseman, and even more than perennial box office juggernaut Samuel L. Jackson.


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