'The Woman King' Starring Viola Davis Gets First Trailer!

Bow down to the most exceptional female warrior to ever live. Viola Davis is The Woman King. Watch her rise exclusively in movie theaters September 16.


Check out the trailer and synopsis below:

The Woman King is the remarkable story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen. Inspired by true events, The Woman King follows the emotionally epic journey of General Nanisca (Oscar®-winner Viola Davis) as she trains the next generation of recruits and readies them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their way of life. Some things are worth fighting for...


The Woman King is Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood written by Maria Bello, Dana Stevens and Gina Prince-Bythewood, Produced by Cathy Schulman, Viola Davis, Julius Tennon, Maria Bello and Executive Produced by Peter McAleese


Starring Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim, Hero Fiennes Tiffin and John Boyega