The Woman King

The Woman King
  • 2022
  • US
  • 2h 6min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Gina Prince-Bythewood
  • Cast: Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim, John Boyega

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Birchvale Theatre, Dalbeattie (0.0 miles)

Southwick Road, Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway, DG5 4AR
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Fri 21 Apr


Byre Theatre, St Andrews (0.0 miles)

Abbey Street, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9LA
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Thu 23 Feb

£6–£8 Pay What You Can

The Film Place, Buckingham (0.0 miles)

University of Buckingham, Chandos Road Building, Station Road, Buckingham, England, MK18 1EG
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Sat 25 Feb


Leigh Spinners (0.0 miles)

Park Lane, Leigh, WN7 2LA
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Fri 17 Mar


St Nicholas Hall, Saltdean (0.0 miles)

Saltdean Vale, Saltdean, East Sussex, BN2 8HA
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Tue 28 Feb


The Woman King

A historical epic inspired by the kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful states of Africa during the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Reviews & features

Sheila Atim had to give a '360 performance' for The Woman King

25 Sep 2022

Film gossip

Sheila Atim says she had to give a “360 performance” while shooting ‘The Woman King’. The 31-year-old actress – who performed her own stunts in the new movie also starring Viola Davis – shared how the film’s director Gina Prince-Bythewood did not want…

John Boyega has come up with sequel idea for The Woman King

23 Sep 2022

Film gossip

John Boyega has come up with an idea for a sequel to his new movie 'The Woman King'. The 'Star Wars' actor is among the castmembers of the new film directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, and while the moviemaker has previously stated she's not a fan of…

Lashana Lynch's The Woman King training changed her Matilda singing voice

7 Sep 2022

Film gossip

Lashana Lynch's training for 'The Woman King' had an impact on her singing voice for 'Matilda the Musical'. The 34-year-old star had to put on muscle for her role in the historical epic but it created "a juxtaposition" with her role as the kind-hearted…

Adrienne Warren starring in The Woman King

28 Sep 2021

Film gossip

Adrienne Warren has been added to the cast of 'The Woman King'. The 34-year-old actress joins a starry ensemble for the flick that also includes Viola Davis, John Boyega and Lashana Lynch. Thuso Mbedu and Sheila Atim round out the cast of the historical…

John Boyega joins The Woman King

22 Sep 2021

Film gossip

John Boyega has been cast in 'The Woman King'. The 29-year-old actor is to feature alongside Viola Davis and Thuso Mbedu in the historical epic. Gina Prince-Bythewood, who recently directed the Netflix action movie 'The Old Guard', will helm the TriStar…

Lashana Lynch starring in The Woman King

3 Sep 2021

Film gossip

Lashana Lynch is to star in 'The Woman King'. The 33-year-old actress will feature alongside Viola Davis in the historical epic that will be directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood for TriStar Pictures. 'The Underground Railroad' actor Thuso Mbedu is also on…

Viola Davis and Lupita Nyong'o sign up for The Woman King

2 Mar 2018

Film gossip

Viola Davis and Lupita Nyong'o will play mother and daughter in 'The Woman King'. TriStar Pictures have acquired the worldwide rights to the forthcoming film, which is based on true events which took place at the Kingdom of Dahomey, an African kingdom…


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