The Woman King premiered on SKY and NOW
He arrives on first tv on Sky the compelling The Woman King, Monday 29 May at 21.15 on Sky Cinema Uno (and at 21.45 on Sky Cinema Adventure), streaming on NOW and available on demand.
Emblem of female empowerment in its purest form, this film tells the story of the legendary Agojie warriors. With direction and an incredible female cast, the film is directed Gina Prince-Bythewood (nominated for BAFTA 2023 for Best Director) and stars the Academy Award winner Viola Davis as warrior Nanisca, for which she received Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations.
The plot of the movie The Woman King
The Woman King is the extraordinary story of the Agojie, a group of all-female warriors who protected the African kingdom of Dahomey in the 19th century with a skill and ferocity never seen in the world. The Woman King follows the epic and emotional journey of General Nanisca (Academy Award winner Viola Davis) as he trains the next generation of recruits and prepares them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their way of life. Some things are worth fighting for…
And, on the occasion of the premiere of the film The Woman King and that of The Adventures of Errol FLynntaken from the book “Beam Ends” by Flynn himself (premiere on Sunday 28 May at 9.15 pm on Sky Cinema Uno and at 11.15 pm on Sky Cinema Collection – Adventure), from Monday 22 to Wednesday 31 May on Sky Cinema Collection (channel 303) comes on Sky Cinema Adventure, a selection of the best adventure films with over 70 titles: a real concentrate of extraordinary emotions, alongside travellers, fantastic heroes and modern and past valiant men.
Among the titles in the collection, too The Lost City, an adventure with sentimental implications with Sandra Bullock, Channing Tatum and an unmissable cameo by Brad Pitt; two films in the saga with 2023 Academy Award®-winning actor Brendan Fraser THE MUMMY And THE MUMMY – THE TOMB OF THE DRAGON EMPEROR, respectively first and third chapter of the saga; the cults THE GOONIESproduced by Steven Spielberg and directed by Richard Donner, and JUMANJI with a Robin Williams trapped in the dangerous mazes of a board game; the 3-Oscar reboot, signed by Peter Jackson, KING KONG, with Naomi Watts, Jack Black and Adrien Brody; Ridley Scott’s take on the adventures of the British folk hero ROBIN HOOD with Russell Crowe as the archer; and adventurous comedy ALL CRAZY FOR GOLD with Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson.
There will also be compelling stories inspired by novels, characters from literature or video games, including: the new exploits of the three musketeers and D’Artagnan in THE KING’S MUSKETEERS: THE PENULTIMATE MISSION And ALL FOR 1 – 1 FOR ALLdirected by Giovanni Veronesi and interpreted by Pierfrancesco Favino, Valerio Mastandrea and Rocco Papaleo; JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH with Brendan Fraser e JOURNEY TO THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND with Dwayne Johnson and Michael Caine; Ron Howard blockbuster HEART OF THE SEA – THE ORIGINS OF MOBY DICK with Chris Hemsworth; HOOK – CAPTAIN HOOK by Steven Spielberg, in which Robin Williams is an adult Peter Pan and Dustin Hoffman his archenemy; finally, among the films based on well-known videogames, the blockbuster UNCHARTED with Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg and Antonio Banderas, and the two cinematic chapters starring the archaeologist played by Angelina Jolie Lara Croft: Tomb Raider And LARA CROFT TOMB RAIDER – THE CRADLE OF LIFE.