The Woman King

The Woman King is an upcoming American historical epic film written by Dana Stevens and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. It stars Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, and John Boyega.


In the Kingdom of Dahomey, Nanisca is the general of the all-female military unit and Nawi is an ambitious recruit. Together, the pair fought enemies who violated their honor, enslaved their people, and threatened to destroy everything they have lived for.