"I admired his journey even more because he dealt with something that we didn't know about."
The MCU head-honcho explained the rationale behind the studio's decision.
Eminem is now one award away from reaching EGOT status.
The film is due in theaters this fall.
The beloved 'Black Panther' actor died in 2020 after a five-year battle with colon cancer.
The docuseries is slated for release in May 2023, near what would have been the singer's 90th birthday.
"Letitia kindly asks that you keep her in your prayers," said a representative for the actress.
Dorothy Steel, the 95-year-old actress who played a tribe leader in the first film, has also passed away.