The Disney and ESPN produced film Queen of Katwe premiered last night. The autobiographical movie stars Lupita Nyong’o (who plays Nakku Harriet), David Oyelowo (who plays Robert Katende)and, new comer, Madina Nalwanga (who plays Phions Mutesi). The film is about Phiona Mutesi, a young girl living in the slums of Uganda, who becomes a chess prodigy.

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The real life Robert Katende and Phiona Mutesi with the director Mira Nair and cast Madina Nalwanga, Lupita Nyong’o, David Oyelowo and Martin Kabanza.

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Lupita Nyong’o is wearing a lovely Elie Saab dress.

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David Oyelowo

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Madina Nalwanga

The movie will premiere in the UK on 9 October at the Odeon Leicester Square and will be released in cinemas 21 October 2016. Check out the trailer below!

 

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Author : Dadawele Mniki (Online Writer)

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