The Woman King Movie

The Woman King movie production status is currently Production

June 13, 2021 • Finalizing production budget, filming the movie begins.

Who's Involved:

Viola Davis, Lupita Nyong'o, Dana Stevens, Gina Prince-Bythewood, Cathy Schulman, Thuso Mbedu

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Inspired by true events that took place in the Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful states of Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries, The Woman King tells the story of Nanisca (Davis), general of the all-female military unit known as the Amazons, and her daughter, Nawi (Nyong’o), who together fought the French and neighboring tribes who violated their honor, enslaved their people and threatened to destroy everything they’ve lived for.

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Who stars in The Woman King: Cast List

"The Suicide Squad" , "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her"  

"The 355" , "Born a Crime"  


Who's making The Woman King: Crew List

A look at the The Woman King behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Gina Prince-Bythewood last directed The Old Guard and Beyond the Lights. The film's writer Dana Stevens last wrote Fatherhood and Safe Haven.


Dana Stevens


Cathy Schulman

Production Company

Welle Entertainment

Watch: The Woman King Trailers & Videos

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Production: What we know about The Woman King?

Filming Timeline

  1. June 2021: The film was in Production status.
  2. March 2018: The film was in Development status.

The Woman King Release Date: When is the film coming out?

The Woman King is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).

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