Daily Wire’s Sound of Hope Partnership Was ‘Not My Decision’

Letitia Wright distances herself from The Daily Wire after the right-wing media company co-founded by Ben Shapiro partners with Angel Studios to distribute her new film The Sound of Hope: The Story of Possum Trot.

THE Black Panther actress, who served as executive producer of the faith-based film, took it to his Instagram Sunday to clarify that she was not involved in the decision to partner with The Daily Wire.

“To be clear, after we wrapped production on this film, Angel Studios was brought in to handle its distribution and they then partnered with The Daily Wire,” Wright wrote. “This was not my decision, and I was not informed of this decision. I am in no way connected or affiliated with The Daily Wire. I am grateful to all those who want to positively advocate for this film and campaign to help children. However, I do not condone the use of this beautiful film for divisive political purposes. That is not why I joined the project.”

The Sound of Hope: The Story of Possum Trotreleased July 4, follows the true story of Bishop W.C. Martin and Donna Martin and their church in East Texas, and their efforts to help 22 families adopt 77 children from the local foster system.

Jordan Harmon, president of Angel Studios, said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter“This powerful film takes a stand for vulnerable children, and we are looking for partners who are passionate about this fight. Angel Studios is grateful to Letitia and Daily Wire’s partnership in bringing this story to the world, and we encourage anyone concerned about the foster care and adoption crisis to get involved and watch SOUND OF HOPE.”

Angel Studios, which also produced the hit faith-based film The sound of freedominitially acquired The sound of hope from Peacetree Productions. Angel Studios then struck a deal with The Daily Wire to distribute the film in theaters.

Daily Wire CEO Jeremy Boreing said in a statement to Daily Mail“The Daily Wire is truly honored to partner with Angel Studios on such an important project. But such is the intolerance of the modern left that instead of celebrating this accomplishment and all it could mean, one of the film’s producers, Letitia Wright of Black Panther “The celebrity took the opportunity to condemn the Daily Wire’s involvement in spreading this message across the country.”

“Letitia and I may not share the same political views, but I believe we share a Christian faith and, more importantly, the same goal of shining a light on something we can all agree on: a community coming together to help children in need,” Boreing continued. “We hope people don’t let this distraction steal the message of the film and the impact it can have. Everyone should see this film and join the fight for children.”

Elsewhere in her social media post, Wright pointed out that the deeper message of the story initially drew her to…

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