The Woman King Trailer: All Bow To Viola Davis

Love historical dramas about thrilling rulers and royal heroes, but are beyond tired of Elizabethan period pieces set in Europe? Fortunately for us, the Viola Davis-starring “The Woman King” is heading our way, and promises to deliver a story following the real-life female military group known as the Mino that protected the West African Kingdom of Dahomey from roughly 1600 to 1904.

The “Fences,” “The Suicide Squad,” and “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” star leads the group as General Nanisca, the real-life leader of the women’s militia that served as the inspiration for the Dora Milaje in Marvel’s “Black Panther.” We were given our first look…The post The Woman King Trailer: All Bow to Viola Davis appeared first on /Film.

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