Letitia Wright distances herself from Daily Wire’s work on new film: ‘Not My Decision’

Letitia Wright insists she has no ties to The Daily Wire and distanced herself from the right-wing platform’s involvement in her recent film, “Sound of Hope: The Story of Possum Trot.”

Wright — who serves as executive producer on “Sound of Hope” — took to social media Saturday to note that Angel Studios, a producer of Christian-themed films such as “Sound of Freedom,” was first brought on board to distribute the film before 1 p.m. cooperate with The Daily Wire’s streaming service.

“It was not my decision, and I was not updated or made aware of this decision,” wrote the “Black Panther” star, who added that she is “in no way aligned or affiliated” with the right-wing platform.

“I am grateful to everyone who positively wants to fight for this film and the campaign to serve children. However, I do not accept using this beautiful film for divisive political purposes. That is not why I joined the project.”

The Peacetree Productions film, which opened in theaters last week, is inspired by the story of Bishop WC Martin and Donna Martin who lead an effort to adopt 77 children in East Texas.

Daily Wire co-CEO Jeremy Boreing, days after one of the platform’s columnists raged “leftists” and took aim at trans people while promoting the film, he addressed Wright’s social media posts.

“But such is the intolerance of the modern left that instead of celebrating this achievement and all it might mean, one of the film’s producers, Letitia Wright of Black Panther fame, used the opportunity to condemn The Daily Wire’s involvement in sharing this message. the country, ” he wrote.

He continued, “Letitia and I probably don’t share the same politics, but I think we share a Christian faith and, more importantly, the same goal of highlighting something we can all agree on – a community coming together to help children in need. We hope people don’t allow this distraction to steal from the message of the film and the impact it can have. Everyone should see this film and join the fight for the kids. It’s too important not to.”

Jordan Harmon, CEO of Angel Studios, wrote in a statement to several media outlets that the company is “grateful” to Wright along with the right-wing platform partnership.

Wright previously sparked controversy after she shared and deleted an anti-vaccine video in late 2020.

Wright later denied spreading anti-vaccine views on the set of “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” in 2021, according to The Hollywood Reporter made the claim about the actor that fall.

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