WATCH: ‘Queen Of Katwe’ Trailer Starring Lupita Nyong’o & David Oyelowo

Queen of Katwe trailer - Lupita Nyong'o - David Oyelowo

Queen Of Katwe Trailer

Disney has released the first trailer for their forthcoming film, Queen of Katwe starring Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o and Golden Globe nominee David Oyelowo.

In the film, Lupita plays Harriet Mutesi, mother of a young Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi. Oyelowo plays Robert Katende, a missionary who teaches local children how to play chess. After seeing Phiona’s potential Katende mentors her to become a chess world champion, overcoming her impoverished background.

In a post on her Facebook page, Lupita Nyong’o shared, “I can’t wait for you to learn the story of Phiona Mutesi and meet Madina Nalwanga who plays her so luminously in the movie!”

Queen of Katwe opens in theaters with a limited release on September 23.

Watch the trailer below.

 

Queen of Katwe poster

 

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