QUEEN OF KATWE : A DISNEY LIVE ACTION MOVIE
Africa again is shown on the global screen as Walt Disney and ESPN films co-produces an inspirational biography of the Ugandan Phoina Mutesi who rose from poverty to become a world chess champion. The Oscar Award winner for the 12 Years a Slave movie, Lupiter Nyong’O, stars in this movie as Harriet (Phiona’s mother) along with the Nigerian big screen actor who had featured in lot of movies internationally and locally, David Oyelowo playing the chess teacher and Madina Nalwanga, a newcomer as chess player (Phiona Mutesi).
The movie is written by William Wheeler and directed by Mira Nair. It is soon to be released on September 23,2016.
July 16, 2019