David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o star in ‘Queen of Katwe’, an upcoming biographical drama film directed by Mira Nair.
The film depicts the life of Phiona Mutesi, a Ugandan chess prodigy who becomes a Woman Candidate Master after her performances at World Chess Olympiads.
Produced by Walt Disney Pictures and ESPN Films, the movie is set for a theatrical release on September 30th, 2016.
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It’s my absolute joy to share the first look of @QueenOfKatwe!! This movie proves that daring to dream is worth it 🌟https://t.co/sJgYRI6lts
— Lupita Nyong’o (@Lupita_Nyongo) May 8, 2016