OFFICIAL TRAILER for the 2022 movie starring Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Shiela Atom, and John Boyega. Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. This movie is based on a true story about the Agojie, the all-female warrior unit that protected the West African kingdom of Dahomey during the 17th to 19th centuries. Set in the 1820s, the film stars Viola Davis as a general who trains the next generation of warriors to fight their enemies. The Woman King was released in US Theaters on September 16, 2022.