The Woman King

The Woman King is a 2022 English historical film. The film Cast includes Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, John Boyega. It is directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood and produced by Cathy Schulman, Viola Davis, Julius Tennon, Maria Bello. Film's music is given by Lebo M..

Release date:
2022-09-16
Genre:
historical
Language:
English
Cast:
Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, John Boyega
Directed by:
Gina Prince-Bythewood
Produced by:
Cathy Schulman, Viola Davis, Julius Tennon, Maria Bello
Written by:
Dana Stevens
Music by:
Lebo M.
Country:
United States
Plot:

Set in the 19th century in the African kingdom of Dahomey, The Woman King follows the all-female group of warriors, the Agojie, who protect the kingdom. The group's general Nanisca trains a new generation of warriors to fight against an enemy who wants to destroy their way of life.

The Woman King premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 9, 2022, and is set to be released in the USA on September 16, 2022. The film has received positive reviews for cast's performance and its action choreography

Full cast:

Viola Davis as General Nanisca
Thuso Mbedu as Nawi
Lashana Lynch as Izogie
Sheila Atim as Amenza
John Boyega as King Ghezo
Hero Fiennes Tiffin as Santo Ferreira
Adrienne Warren as Ode
Jayme Lawson as Shante
Masali Baduza as Fumbe
Angélique Kidjo as the Meunon
Jimmy Odukoya as Oba Ade
Thando Dlomo as Kelu
Jordan Bolger as Malik
Zozibini Tunzi as Efe
Makgotso M as Iniya
Siv Ngesi as the Migan