Thuso Mbedu and Viola Davis Create Buzz After the Release of 1st Pictures From Their Movie The Woman King

Thuso Mbedu and Viola Davis Create Buzz After the Release of 1st Pictures From Their Movie The Woman King

  • Social media users are now eagerly waiting for the release of the much-talked-about Thuso Mbedu and Viola Davis movie The Woman King
  • Peeps are now counting down to the premiere of the movie slated for 16 September following the release of some behind the scene footage
  • The movie also stars some South African stars, such as Siv Ngesi and former Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi, who will be making her film debut

American-based South African actress Thuso Mbedu is set to star alongside How To Get Away With Murder star Viola Davis in the highly anticipated The Woman King.

Thuso Mbedu, Viola Davis, The Woman King
Social media users can't wait for the release of Thuso Mbedu and Viola Davis' movie 'The Woman King'. Image: Getty Images.
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Directed by the famous director Gina Prince-Bythewood who also directed the Netflix blockbuster The Old Guard featuring Charlize Theron, The Woman King also features South African stars Zozibini Tunzi and Siv Ngesi.

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According to The South African, the movie explores a fierce army of female warriors who defended a West African kingdom in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Per the publication, Viola Davis will play the army general while Thuso Mbedu plays an ambitious protégé.

Vanity Fair recently had an interview with Davis and the movie director Prince-Bythewood who both can't wait for the world to see the movie. The publication also released some behind-the-scenes images from the movie, sending the internet into a frenzy. The director also noted that a special unscripted moment between Davis and Mbedu was caught on camera. He said the moment left both stars with teary eyes.

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