GALLERY | The SA premiere of The Woman King

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Zozibibi Tunzi, Thuso Mbedu & Masai Baduza.
Zozibibi Tunzi, Thuso Mbedu & Masai Baduza.
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The movie South Africans have been waiting for was finally released at local cinemas.

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Ahead of the nationwide release of The Woman King on Friday, local stars, with cast members Thuso Mbedu, John Boyega and Siv Ngesi, stunned at the movie premiere at the Mall of Africa in Johannesburg on Wednesday night.

Local celebs at the event also included Miss Universe Lalela Mswane, Boity Thulo, Minnie Dlamini, The Wife actor Sipho Ndlovu, former Miss SA Liesl Laurie and many more.

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Siv Ngesi, Chioma Umeala, John Boyega, Thuso Mbedu
Siv Ngesi, Chioma Umeala, John Boyega, Thuso Mbedu & Masali Baduza at the The Woman King Red Carpet And Special Screening at Ster Kinekor at Mall Of Africa.
John Boyega & Thuso Mbedu at the The Woman King R
John Boyega & Thuso Mbedu at the The Woman King Red Carpet And Special Screening at Ster Kinekor at Mall Of Africa.
Zozibibi Tunzi, Thuso Mbedu & Masai Baduza at the
Zozibibi Tunzi, Thuso Mbedu & Masai Baduza at the The Woman King Red Carpet And Special Screening at Ster Kinekor at Mall Of Africa.
Siv Ngesi at the The Woman King Red Carpet And Spe
Siv Ngesi at the The Woman King Red Carpet And Special Screening at Ster Kinekor at Mall Of Africa.
Lalela Mswane at the The Woman King Red Carpet And
Lalela Mswane at the The Woman King Red Carpet And Special Screening at Ster Kinekor at Mall Of Africa.
Linda Majola & Mbalenhle Mavimbela at the The Woma
Linda Majola & Mbalenhle Mavimbela at the The Woman King Red Carpet And Special Screening at Ster Kinekor at Mall Of Africa.
Minnie Dlamini & Boity Thulo at the The Woman King
Minnie Dlamini & Boity Thulo at the The Woman King Red Carpet And Special Screening at Ster Kinekor at Mall Of Africa.
Stephanie Sandowns & Hungani Ndlovu at the The Wom
Stephanie Sandowns & Hungani Ndlovu at the The Woman King Red Carpet And Special Screening at Ster Kinekor at Mall Of Africa.
Musa Mthombeni & Liesl Laurie at the The Woman Kin
Musa Mthombeni & Liesl Laurie at the The Woman King Red Carpet And Special Screening at Ster Kinekor at Mall Of Africa.
John Boyega & Family at the The Woman King Red Car
John Boyega & Family at the The Woman King Red Carpet And Special Screening at Ster Kinekor at Mall Of Africa.
Nokuthula Ledwaba & Tyson Ngubeni at the The Woman
Nokuthula Ledwaba & Tyson Ngubeni at the The Woman King Red Carpet And Special Screening at Ster Kinekor at Mall Of Africa.
Sipho Ndovu at the The Woman King Red Carpet And S
Sipho Ndovu at the The Woman King Red Carpet And Special Screening at Ster Kinekor at Mall Of Africa.
Lucky Mthembu at the The Woman King Red Carpet And
Lucky Mthembu at the The Woman King Red Carpet And Special Screening at Ster Kinekor at Mall Of Africa.

In an exclusive interview with News24, director Gina Prince-Bythewood praised South African star Thuso Mbedu, who makes her feature film debut in The Woman King, and the rest of the local cast and crew.

Furthermore, the 53-year-old director shared that filming the historic epic in South Africa was the perfect backdrop for the film's world.

READ MORE | 'We found so much great talent in SA' - The Woman King director Gina Prince-Bythewood 


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