The Woman King: Viola Davis Shines In Story About The Dahomey Warriors

The Woman King

The first teaser for The Woman King, directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, debuted at the BET Awards last weekend.

Starring Viola Davis in a lead role that is expected to see her take home accolades, The Woman King is a historical epic inspired by the true events that happened in The Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful states of Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries.

The cast for this epic film includes Viola Davis as Nanisca, Thuso Mbedu as Nawi,  Lashana Lynch, John Boyega as King Ghezo, Jimmy Odukoya, Adrienne Warren as Ode, and Sheila Atim as Amenza, to mention but a few.

The release date is confirmed for September 16, 2022, in cinemas.

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