The Woman King Release Date, Cast and More Updates

Are you excited about The Woman King? The Woman King is the newest film in town that has been grabbing everyone’s attention. Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, the Woman King is an upcoming high-budget film that will surely blow your mind away. With an intriguing story and an awesome cast, it’s hard not to look forward to the upcoming movie. So hope on, and keep reading to find out all you can about the release date, cast, storyline, trailer, and more of the movie The Woman King. 

When Is The Release Date Of The Woman King?

The release date of The Woman King is September 16, 2022, and ‘Sony Pictures Releasing’ will release the movie. For those who do not know, Sony Pictures Releasing, also known as Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group, is a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment that deals with motion picture operations. With only a few days from the release date, fans can not wait to watch the film, and their anticipation is surely building up!

What Is The Woman King About?

Since The Woman King is a historical epic film, we already know it is based on a historical event. However, the film is to take the throne for this fall. The Woman King tells the tale of the all-female warrior unit Agojie that existed in the times of Dahomey, a West African Kingdom, during the 19th century. Not only did they exist at that time, but they also protected the kingdom with their mighty swords and weapons.

The Woman King
The Woman King

In the movie, the group’s general, the leader of the Agojie, Nanisca, is on a mission to train a new generation of the Agojie. This new generation of warriors will fight against an enemy that wants to take over their territory and fully ruin their daily lives. Their enemy is the Europeans, who have been trying to make Africa their colony. 

You can see why people are thrilled by the idea of watching this movie through the storyline. Dana Stevens writes it with help from one of the producers Maria Bello. 

Dana Stevens is a writer and producer who has worked on The Nightingale, Fatherhood, What About Brian, The World is Not Enough, Life or Something Like It, For Love of the Game, etc. Maria Bello is a very popular American actress who is widely known for her roles in Permanent Midnight (1998), Payback (1999), Coyote Ugly (2000), The Cooler (2003), A History of Violence (2005), The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, etc. 

Knowing that these two talented people have worked together for the storyline, we are sure the storyline will be flawless!

What Can We Expect From The Woman King, According To The Trailer?

If we were to say that the trailer failed to impress us, it would be a total lie. We can confidently say that most people watching the trailer’s mouths were left open wide due to amazement. Some might even have gotten goosebumps while watching the trailer. Who knew such fierce and cool women existed, and how did we not know about them till now?

The trailer starts by showing off the strength of the women’s warrior unit. Their charisma is outstanding! The King of Dahomey was worried about an evil coming, this evil being the European invaders. He knew that they would be coming not only for Africa’s land but also for the people’s freedom.

However, the Europen invaders did not know that Dahomey had a secret weapon, the Agojie. The trailer for the film even showcased the intense training warriors go through to become a part of the Agojie. The two main rules are that you fear no one and no pain. Fans are already sure that Nanisca will be one of the most loved characters in the upcoming movie. 

Who Does The Woman King Cast Consist Of?

For such a compelling movie, the cast should also be fitting to it. Look at the list and decide if this was the right cast (we say yes!). The main cast member of The Woman King Viola Davis, plays the role of General Nanisca. She is courageous, does not fear anything, and loves her country. Viola Davis has been awarded various prestigious awards, such as an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and two Tony Awards, making her the only African-American actress awarded the Triple Crown of Acting.

Thuso Mbedu will be playing the role of Nawi. Thuso Mbedu is an African actress nominated for an International Emmy for her role in the series Is’Thunzi. Lashana Lynch covers the screen as Izogie. Lashana Lynch is Maria Rambeau from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Sheila Atim portrays the character of Amenza. John Boyega plays King Ghezo, the king of Dahyeom at the time set in the film. 

When Is The Premiere Date Of The Woman King?

The premiere date of The Woman King has already been decided. The movie will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 9, 2022. So, get ready to watch the mind-boggling movie with some popcorn with you!

The Conclusion

The Woman King is one of the American Historical Epic drama films coming in September 2022. Based on Agojie, the all-female warrior unit protected the entire West African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 19th century. Overall, the movie trailer looks promising; you must watch it if you haven’t watched it yet. So, just be ready with your favorite munchies and get ready for the new historical drama series on your Netflix.

Stay tuned if you want any help regarding the show, and don’t forget to bookmark our page for more updates regarding the show. Happy-Binge Watching!

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