April 19, 2024 8:06 am

Lupita Nyong'o Shares Her Reasoning for Exiting The Woman King
Lupita Nyong'o Shares Her Reasoning for Exiting The Woman King

Lupita Nyong’o Shares Her Reasoning for Exiting The Woman King

The Woman King has been a success since its release in mid-September. The film, from director Gina Prince-Bythewood, starring Viola Davis, crossed over the $75 million mark at the box office, holding a 94% critic and 99% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes. The film is based on the Kingdom of Dahomey, which was prominent from the early 1600s until 1904. The Woman King focused on the Agoji, an entirely female group of warriors who protected the kingdom in the late 1800s.

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​Lupita Nyong’o was initially set to star alongside Viola Davis in The Woman King before dropping out. Read More