VIOLA DAVIS AND LUPITA NYONG'O TO STAR IN 'THE WOMAN KING'

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Oscar winners Viola Davis and Lupita Nyong'o will star as mother and daughter in 'The Woman King' which tells the story of the all-female military unit known as the Amazons who fought the French and neighboring tribes who violated their honor, enslaved their people, and threatened  to The Woman King tells the story of the all-female military unit known as the Amazons, who together fought the French and neighboring tribes who violated their honor, enslaved their people, and threatened to destroy everything they’ve lived for.

 

Davis will play Nanisca, general of the all-female military unit known as the Amazons, and Nyong'o will play her daughter Nawi. It's based on the true events that took place in The Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful West African states in the 18th and 19th centuries.