Viola Davis stars in the historic epic, The Woman King. And it’s based on the true story of the Dahomey Amazons.
Viola Davis Has Powerful Performance In ‘The Woman King’
Viola Davis reigns supreme in this epic trailer for her new movie, The Woman King.
And the story is based on actual events, the true story of the Dahomey Amazons.
Taking no prisoners, the Oscar/Emmy-winning actress portrays General Nanisca of the Dahomey Amazons (an all-female military regiment of the Kingdom of Dahomey).
However, Nawi, an ambitious recruit is played by Thuso Mbedu, and she is just as dynamic.
The story depicts how they “fought enemies who violated their honor, enslaved their people, and threatened to destroy everything they have lived for.”
Sony Pictures describes it as telling 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.”
- Viloa Davis as General Nanisca
- Thuso Mbedu as Nawi
- Lashana Lynch
- Sheila Atim as Amenza
- Hero Fiennes Tiffin as Santo Ferreira
- John Boyega as King Ghezo
- Adrienne Warren as Ode
- Jayme Lawon
- Masali Baduza as Fumbe
- Angelique Kidjo
- Jimmy Odukoya
- Thando Dlomo
- Jordan Bolger
- Zozibini Tunzi
- Makgotso M as Iniya
- Siv Ngesi
Check out Viola Davis in the official trailer for the movie, The First King.
While Viola is pretty busy these days, she has so much more to offer.
Fans can’t wait for this one.
Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, The First King hits movie screens on September 16th.
Are we ready?
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