Academy Award winning actor, Viola Davis starrer, ‘The Woman King’ is all set for a theatrical release. The film is making all the right noise across the globe, garnering tremendous attention from critics and fans as well as buzz about a possible Oscar nomination.
The movie, a historical epic, that is inspired from true events follows the Agojie, an all-female warrior unit who protected the African kingdom of Dahomey in the 19th century, one of the most powerful states of Africa at the time!
The Woman King, helmed by director Gina Prince-Bythewood revolves around the all female unit of warriors who protected the African kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen. Inspired by true events, The Woman King follows the emotionally epic journey of General Nanisca (Viola Davis) as she inspires the king to take on the enemies determined to violate their honour and destroy their way of life. Some things are worth fighting for.
The film will comprise a stellar cast including Oscar, Golden Globe and Emmy award winning actor Viola herself along with Intl Emmy award winning Thuso Mbedu, Captain Marvel fame Lashana Lynch, Star Wars fame John Boyega, Tony award winning Adrienne Warren, The Batman (2022) fame Jayme Lawson and Harry Potter fame Hero Fiennes Tiffin!