Academy Award winning actor, Viola Davis starer, ‘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 film stars Viola Davis as a general who trains the next generation of warriors to fight their enemies. It is directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood and written by Dana Stevens based on a story by Maria Bello and Stevens.
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!
Promising us some great action with women at its forefront, Sony Pictures Entertainment India will release the ‘The Woman King’ in theatres across India on 5th October in English and Tamil. The Woman King will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 9, 2022, and is scheduled to be released in the United States on September 16, 2022, by Sony Pictures Releasing.
The Viola Davis starer, The Woman King, 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!
ABOUT THE MOVIE
The Woman King is the remarkable story of the Agojie, 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.