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 (Oscar®-winner Viola Davis) as she trains the next generation of recruits and readies them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their way of life. Some things are worth fighting for…
TriStar Pictures presents in association with eOne, a JuVee Productions and Welle Entertainment production, a film by Gina Prince-Bythewood, The Woman King. Starring Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, and John Boyega. Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. Screenplay by Dana Stevens. Story by Maria Bello and Dana Stevens. Produced by Cathy Schulman, Viola Davis, Julius Tennon, and Maria Bello. The executive producer is Peter McAleese. The director of photography is Polly Morgan ASC BSC. The production designer is Akin McKenzie. Edited by Terilyn A. Shropshire, ACE. The costume designer is Gersha Phillips. Music by Terence Blanchard.
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Viola Davis, John Boyega, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Lashana Lynch