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Black Panther director Ryan Coogler was briefly handcuffed by Atlanta police after a bank teller accused him of attempting to hold up her bank.

The incident occurred in January at a Bank of America branch, according to a police report obtained by TMZ.

Coogler was detained after he walked into the branch wearing shades and a COVID face mask. He handed the teller a withdrawal slip with a note scribbled on the back.

According to TMZ, Coogler's note read, "I would like to withdraw $12,000 cash from my checking account. Please do the money count somewhere else. I'd like to be discreet."

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High net worth individuals routinely slip notes to bank tellers because bank tellers have no discretion when making large transactions. It's not unusual for a teller to yell in front of everybody: "DO YOU WANT $12,000 IN LARGE BILLS?!"

Even though his note wasn't suspicious, the teller - a pregnant Black woman - told her boss Coogler was attempting to rob the bank, and they called 911, according to TMZ.

When officers arrived, they detained 2 people waiting outside for Coogler in an SUV. Police entered the bank and brought Coogler out in handcuffs.

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After an investigation, police realized it was all a mistake, and they blamed the BoA employee for jumping to the wrong conclusion.

According to the police report, the teller's computer triggered some sort of an alert when she tried to make the transaction.

Coogler was not pleased with BoA or the cops. The police report notes that he asked for badge numbers of the officers at the scene.

Coogler is in Atlanta filming the sequel to Black Panther.

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Unvaccinated Black Panther star Letitia Wright was barred from returning to the U.S. after flying home to London to recover from an on-set injury last year.

Wright's banishment, along with positive COVID tests among the crew. forced Marvel Studios to delay the production of the Black Panther sequel.

Last week the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Biden administration's vaccine mandates as unconstitutional. And now production of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is back on again, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Production for the film is now scheduled to continue this week in Atlanta. There are "about four weeks" of filming left on the Ryan Coogler-directed project, according to THR.

Wright sustained minor injuries while filming a Black Panther scene in August. A controversial tweet by the actress appeared to be anti-vax, but Wright denied it.

She later deleted her Twitter page and returned to England.

The sequel also stars Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke, Nyong'o, Florence Kasumba and Angela Bassett.

Wakanda Forever is the first movie in the franchise following Chadwick Boseman's death in 2020 from colon cancer.

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Actress Letitia Wright, pictured right, was hospitalized after suffering "minor injuries" when a stunt went wrong on the set of the Black Panther sequel.

Letitia is pictured with co-star Danai Gurira, left, on location in Cambridge, MA.

The 27-year-old Guyanese-British actress, who played Shuri in the 2018 Marvel film, was hurt when a stunt rig malfunctioned during an overnight shoot in Boston, Massachusetts on Tuesday, Aug. 24.

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"Letitia Wright sustained minor injuries today while filming a stunt for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. She is currently receiving care in a local hospital and is expected to be released soon," a spokesperson for Marvel told Deadline.com on Wednesday.

The on-set source revealed the incident was minor and will not have an impact on the film's shooting schedule.

Most of the cast from the original film, including Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong'o, Florence Kasumba and Angela Bassett are returning for the sequel, directed by Ryan Coogler.

Chadwick Boseman, who played the title character in the 2018 blockbuster, lost his battle with cancer a year ago.

The Black Panther sequel is set for a July 8, 2022 release.

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British actress Michaela Cole has been cast in the new iteration of Black Panther in an unnamed role. Some fans want Cole to play Storm from X-Men in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

However, others want Cole to play Aneka, the lesbian partner of Dora Milaje's second commander Ayo (Florence Kasumba).

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Cole, 33, is an award-winning actress best known for the hit HBO Max comedy/drama I May Destroy You.

Black Panther 2, directed by Ryan Coogler, checks all of the "woke" boxes.

The film features an all-Black cast that includes several down low, homosexual actors, as well as an aromantic actress.

Production began on Black Panther 2 in June at Atlanta's Pinewood Studios.

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Cole identifies as aromantic. Many on Black Twitter are wondering what "aromantic" means.

Aromantic is a sexual orientation defined as showing a lack of interest in romantic attraction.

Aromantic is an individual who is interested in sex without the emotional attachment that goes along with it.

Aromantic is not the same as asexual, which means people who have no desire in sexual relationships.

People who are aromantic desire affection and cuddling in short bursts. They can go days, weeks, or months without sex.

Individuals who identify as aromantic may have trouble distinguishing the affection of family and friends from that of a romantic partner.

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Being aromantic doesn't mean you're not drawn to others, it just means you're drawn to them in non-romantic ways.

Aromantic people typically have zero sex appeal.

Celebrities described as aromantic include music producer Kanye West, singer Demi Lovato and rapper Lil Nas X.

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Marvel Studios announced its upcoming movie release scheduled for the next 2 years. Included in the list was the official title treatments for many of its upcoming releases, such as Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (July 8, 2022), Black Widow (July 9, 2021), Ms. Marvel (Fall 2021), and Spider-Man: No Way Home (Dec. 17, 2021).

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Marvel fans were excited about Black Panther's official title treatment. The new Black Panther, currently filming on location in Atlanta, will be a tribute to actor Chadwick Boseman who died from colon cancer last August at age 43.

Fans wonder how Marvel will explain Wakanda's king dying from cancer with all of the fictional country's advanced technology.

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One Reddit user wrote: "I wonder if they'll outright just be like 'it was a rare cancer. even with all of our technology we could not cure cancer.'"

Another user wrote:

"Yea. Because I don't see anyone killing T'challa. He must either go voluntarily back to the D'jalia (ancestral plain) or he has to have an ailment from the snap and the heart shaped herb. No one should kill him. After all he told his father that he had to make things right before he joined him in the Djalia."

Question: How do you think Marvel will explain T'Challa's disappearance?

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Chadwick Boseman has passed away following a 4-year battle with cancer, his team announced on social media.

Boseman, 43, died at his home surrounding by family, PEOPLE reports.

"It is with immeasurable grief that we confirm the passing of Chadwick Boseman," the Instagram post read. "Chadwick was diagnosed with stage III colon cancer in 2016, and battled with it these last 4 years as it progressed to stage IV."

"A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much. From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and several more, all were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy."

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The actor was best known for his portrayal of a Black superhero in Marvel Studio's Black Panther (2018).

Boseman is also known for his portrayals of real-life historical figures such as Jackie Robinson in "42", James Brown in "Get on Up" and Thurgood Marshall in "Marshall."

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Boseman was last seen in public entering a hospital in Santa Monica, Calif. in July. He was accompanied by his fiancée, Taylor Simone.

He was hospitalized weeks after fans expressed concern over his skeletal appearance. His drastic weight loss was explained away as weight loss for a movie role.

In 2018, Boseman became emotional when discussing his visit with two young fans who died of cancer before Black Panther was released.

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"Throughout our filming, I was communicating with them, knowing they were both terminal. What they and their parents said to me was, they were trying to hold on 'til this movie comes," he said during an EW SiriusXM Town Hall.

"To a certain degree it's a humbling experience because you're like, this can't mean that much to them," he said. "But seeing how the world has taken this on, I realize they anticipated something great. Thinking back now to when I was a kid, waiting for Christmas to come, waiting for my birthday to come, waiting for a toy I was gonna get a chance to experience, or a video game, I did live life waiting for those moments. It put me back in the mind of being a kid and feeling those two boys' anticipation of this movie."

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