The Woman King (2022)

Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood

Writer(s): Gina Prince-Bythewood, Dana Stevens

Starring: Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim, John Boyega, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Jimmy Odukoya, Masali Baduza, Jayme Lawson, Adrienne Warren, Chioma Antoinette Umeala, Siyamthanda Makakane, Shaina West, Sivuyile Ngesi, Riaan Visman, Seputla Sebogodi, Angélique Kidjo, Wanda Banda, Lethabo, Kekole Mathabathe, Daniel Hadebe, Kgomotso Moshia, Zozibini Tunzi, Makgotso M, Thando Dlomo, Zeaf Ejama, Julius Tennon, Pumla Ndlazi, Bonko Khoza, Sne Mbatha, Boitumelo Makgalemele, Bongo Mbutuma, Kwanda Tim Dlamini, Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi, Didi Ledwaba, Chumani Pan, Cebelihle Mbambo, Chris Ncekana, Tuks Tad Lungu, Yannick Brand, Nancy Sekhokoane, Joel Mukadi, Jordan Bolger, Princess Elmore, Maurice P. Kerry

Synopsis: 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. READ REVIEW

Release Date: September 16, 2022 (USA) | Length: 135 min | Genre: Action, Drama, History | MPAA Rating: Unknown | Note(s): Original announcement. This project is back on. Latest announcement. Viola Davis and Julius Tennon are producers on this project. Lupita Nyong’o was originally attached to the project but doesn’t appear in the current cast list. I was not able to identify Lethabo, Kekole Mathabathe, Boitumelo Makgalemele, Kwanda Tim Dlamini, Chris Ncekana, Yannick Brand without watching the movie.