The Woman King, starring Viola Davis, will be available to view on Netflix on the day that was just announced. The story of the African kingdom of Dahomey and its all-female warriors, the Agojie, is recounted in this historical epic, which features an all-black cast and tells the story in its entirety.
The movie was favorably welcomed by audiences and critics alike all throughout its run in theatres in the previous year. Additionally, it was a financial success at the box office, which contributed to the overall success of the film.
A warrior becomes a legend.
Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim, and John Boyega star in director Gina Prince-Bythewood’s incredible film The Woman King. Coming to Netflix on February 16. pic.twitter.com/QZdSDVi0cx
— Netflix (@netflix) February 2, 2023
The Woman King Release Date
The film will be available on Netflix as part of a 2021 agreement that will bring all theatrical releases to the site for the first time.
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While the intricacies of the contract are still being ironed out, we know that the film will be available on Netflix between 120 days (when Umma was released) and 168 days (which is when Uncharted hit Netflix).
That means The Woman King will be available on Netflix US between January 14th, 2023, and March 3rd, 2022. Netflix stated through Twitter on February 2nd that The Woman King would be released on February 16th, 2023, exactly 153 days after its theatrical debut.
What to Expect From the Woman King?
The story, which was written by Maria Bello and Dana Stevens and was adapted for the screen by Gina Prince-Bythewood, follows the army general Nanisca, played by Davis, as she tries to teach the women of her clan how to defend themselves against European invaders who are intent on destroying their way of life.
Repost from @ViolaDavis: I’m deeply honored and excited to bring this incredible story of these badass female warriors to life. Get ready for THE WOMAN KING, exclusively in movie theaters this Fall!! 🎬👸🏿👑 #TheWomanKing #BlackHistoryMonth 🤎🤎🤎 pic.twitter.com/ohJ39SGnap
— The Woman King (@WomanKingMovie) February 1, 2022
In addition to receiving praise for its story, historical depiction, production design, costume, and cinematography, the film is notable for the excellent performances of its cast members. Davis was nominated for the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actress, in addition to receiving nods for Best Costume Design, Best Acting Ensemble, and Best Director for The Woman King.
The Woman King was also a hit in the awards community. In addition, for her performance, Davis was nominated for Best Actress honors at the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the BAFTA Film Awards, and the NAACP Image Awards. On a budget of only $50 million, the motion picture has so far brought in a worldwide total of $94.3 million at the box office.
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Who is the Cast Member of the Woman King?
The production of the film was a labor of love for everyone involved, and it shows in every facet of the finished product, whether it be the acting, the directing, or the script. Davis plays General Nanisca, Wanda Banda plays Young General Nanisca
A massive congratulations to our incredible Director Gina Prince-Bythewood and our Woman King Viola Davis on their #EEBAFTAs nominations! ⚔️ #TheWomanKing pic.twitter.com/kYtKeXgRBE
— The Woman King UK (@WomanKingFilm) January 19, 2023
Lashana Lynch plays Izogie, Sheila Atim plays Amenza, Lethabo plays Young Amenza, Hero Fiennes Tiffin plays Santo Ferreira, John Boyega plays King Ghezo, Jordan Bolger plays Malik, Jimmy Odukoya plays General Oba Ade, Joel Mukadi plays Young Oba, Masali Baduza plays Fumbe, Jayme Lawson plays.
For people interested in historical epics or those who wish to watch them again, the streaming release is the best option. The launch of The Woman King on Netflix will occur on February 16. You may view the trailer down below:
The Woman King, starring Viola Davis, will be available on Netflix on February 16th, 2023. The film is part of a 2021 agreement that will bring all theatrical releases to the site for the first time. It follows the army general Nanisca, played by Davis, as she tries to defend her people against European invaders.
The Woman King was a hit at the box office and received high praise from critics. It had a budget of only $50 million and has grossed $94.3 million worldwide.
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