The film tells the story of Nanisca, the general of the military unit known as the Amazons.
Sony Pictures, epic historical action movie “The Woman KingStarring Oscar winner Viola Davis, the film was written and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. Gina Prince-Bythewood previously directed the action movie “The Old Guard” starring Charlize Theron; “The Secret Life of Bees” and “Beyond the Lights”.
“The Woman King” tells a story inspired by real events that took place in the Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most important and powerful regions in Africa during the 18th and 19th centuries. Viola Davis’s Namisca, general of an all-female warrior community known as the “Dahomey Amazons” The film also stars John Boyega, Lashana Lynch, Jordan Bolger, Thuso Mbedu.
The film will center on their struggle to protect African lands from white invaders who want to destroy their way of life and ultimately uproot them. As we see in the trailer, the warriors will not be intimidated and will push themselves to the extreme to protect their families and homeland.
The trailer also highlights production elements such as the massive sets and costume design that highlight the epic scale of the story. The tale of ruthless warriors who are always ready for battle, also appears to have undergone intense martial arts training for the cast.
“The Woman King” will meet the audience in our country on October 7th.