The Woman King

In the 1800s, the Agojie are an all-female unit of warriors who protect the African Kingdom of Dahomey with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen.

When the kingdom is threatened by colonizers, Agojie General Nanisca (Viola Davis) must defend their land and way of life. She begins to train a new generation of fierce warriors for the historic upcoming battle. Nawi (Thuso Mbedu) is a new recruit who begins her training to be a part of the legendary group of warriors.

Inspired by true events.

  • Release Date: September 16, 2022
  • Genre: Action, Drama
  • Cast: Viola Davis, Lashana Lynch, John Boyega, Jayme Lawson, Jordan Bolger, Sheila Atim, Thuso Mbedu, Adrienne Warren, Masali Baduza, Thando Dlomo, Jimmy Odukoya, Hero Fiennes Tiffin
  • Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood
  • Producer: Cathy Schulman, Julius Tennon, Maria Bello, Viola Davis
  • Screenplay: Dana Stevens
  • Studio: Columbia Pictures