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The Woman King

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The Woman King

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…

Directed by:Gina Prince-Bythewood

Story by:Maria Bello and Dana Stevens

Screenplay by:Dana Stevens

Produced by:Cathy Schulman
Viola Davis
Julius Tennon
Maria Bello

Executive Producer:Peter McAleese

Cast:Viola Davis
Thuso Mbedu
Lashana Lynch
Sheila Atim
Hero Fiennes Tiffin
and John Boyega