Deleted Scene From Wakanda Forever
The Walking Dead star revealed a key moment from Wakanda Forever, where Okoye bids Shuri adieu. Shuri asks Okoye if she was going to join the Dora, which the former dismisses. Shuri seems perplexed and asks Okoye where she was headed. Okoye responds with a simple “Wherever my blue suit takes me”, and walks off into the horizon.
“[There’s] another key one of mine, which is really my character saying bye to Shuri and she just catches her in Haiti unexpectedly, and Shuri’s like, ‘Are you going back to the Dora?’ and my character says no,” the actress recalls. “And she said, ‘Where are you going to go?’ and I was like, ‘Wherever my blue suit takes me,’ and she just walks off.”
The scene was apparently inspired by a Kung-Fu show, where a person walks across the earth.
“And they have the beautiful moment, and then she just walks off. [Coogler] was saying it’s like that kung fu show, where the guy just walked the earth. She just walks off. We don’t know where Okoye’s going. And she’s sort of letting go. She was fighting to keep that position, and then she lets it go. That’s kind of her arc, that she lets go. And we don’t know where that leads to.”
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is now playing in theatres.