Based on true events, The Woman King is an epic story of the female military group in the Kingdom of Dahomey directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood (The Old Guard).
Synopsis: 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…
The film stars Viola Davis (The Suicide Squad), John Boyega (Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker) and Lashana Lynch (No Time to Die).
The Woman King hits theaters on September 16th.