Marvel's Ironheart Star had a major issue with her Wardrobe

By Pratik

 Nov 12,2022

The Marvel Cinematic Universe was at a halt over future sequels to Black Panther after the 2018 film's success and the death of Chadwick Boseman, its star in 2020. 

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Black Panther: Wakanda Forever will debut this weekend. While there is a returning cast and Boseman is absent

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Marvel has done an amazing job casting additional actors for roles that were popularized in the comics. 

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Ironheart is played by Dominique Thorne. The actor recently revealed in a Variety interview that she was having major problems with her costume as it weighed over 50 pounds.

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Dominique Thorne plays Riri Williams in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. 

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She is an MIT student who became a powerful superhero under the alter ego Ironheart. 

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Variety asked Thorne how it felt to finally wear her Ironheart suit in the sequel. She also described how much fun it was to fly high up on wires in a suit like that. 

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The suit weighed 52.5 lbs, just half Thorne's weight. This made it difficult to move around.

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Dominique Thorne was unsure of the weight of her costume while filming Black Panther, Wakanda Forever. 

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She stated that she found out about the exact weight a month ago after the Disney crew gave her the information.  

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