Posted by | Ray Cornelius
Disney has released the first teaser trailer and poster for its upcoming family film, “Queen of Katwe,” starring Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo. The film debuts in theaters September 23 and expands to more cities on September 3o.
As previously reported, “Queen of Katwe” is based on the true story of Phiona Mutesi, a young woman from the slums of Uganda who went on to become a World Chess Olympiad. Nyong’o plays Phiona’s mother Harriett Mutesi and Oyelowo plays Robert Katende, Phiona’s coach and mentor. The role of Phiona is played by Madina Nalwanga.
Check out the trailer + the full poster below:
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