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The Woman King

Release date: September 16, 2022

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In the 1800s, the Agojie are an all-female unit of warriors who protect the African Kingdom of Dahomey with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen.

When the kingdom is threatened by colonizers, Agojie General Nanisca (Viola Davis) must defend their land and way of life. She begins to train a new generation of fierce warriors for the historic upcoming battle. Nawi (Thuso Mbedu) is a new recruit who begins her training to be a part of the legendary group of warriors.

Inspired by true events.

Additional details

Genre: Action

Runtime: 134 min

Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood

Studio: Columbia Pictures

Producers: Maria Bello, Cathy Schulman, Viola Davis, Julius Tennon

Screenplay: Dana Stevens

Cast: Viola Davis,Lashana Lynch,John Boyega,Jayme Lawson,Jordan Bolger,Sheila Atim,Thuso Mbedu,Adrienne Warren,Masali Baduza,Thando Dlomo,Jimmy Odukoya,Hero Fiennes Tiffin

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