The film boasts an all-star cast led by Viola Davis and John Boyega and is based on an incredible true story.
Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, the historical epic is 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 Woman King” is the remarkable story of the all-female unit of warriors, Agojie, who protected the ancient African Kingdom of Dahomey (presnt-day Benin) for centuries in the 1800s.
Gina Prince-Bythewood also wrote the script, along with Dana Stevens. The film also stars Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim and Hero Fiennes Tiffin.
“The Woman King” is set for theatrical release on September 16, 2022 bypass Sony Pictures Releasing.