Posted by | Ray Cornelius 

Check out a new poster for the upcoming Disney film “Queen of Katwe” starring Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong’o, Golden Globe nominated actor David Oyelowo and newcomer Madina Nalwanga.

As previously reported, “Queen of Katwe” is based on the true story of a young woman from the slums of Uganda who went on to become a World Chess Olympiad. Nalwanga plays the role of the chess winning champion, Phiona Mutesi while Nyong’o plays Phiona’s mother, Harriett Mutesi and Oyelowo plays Phiona’s coach and mentor, Robert Katende.

The film debuts in theaters September 23 and expands to more cities on September 3o. See the new trailer and full poster below:


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