Will There Be a “The Lady King” Sequel?

“The Lady King” is the No. 1 film on the field workplace proper now, and Viola Davis is celebrating its success. After the movie raked in $19 million in home gross sales throughout its Sept. 16 opening weekend, per The New York Times, Davis just lately advised Variety that she “by no means doubted that ‘The Lady King’ would land as a result of it landed with me.”

Davis stars as Normal Nanisca in “The Lady King,” alongside John Boyega (King Ghezo), Mbedu (Nawi), Warren (Ode), Sheila Atim (Amenza), Hero Fiennes Tiffin (Santo Ferreira), and Jayme Lawson, who performs King Ghezo’s spouse. “It is an simple, highly effective story,” she stated of the Gina Prince-Bythewood-directed challenge impressed by the true occasions that came about within the Kingdom of Dahomey within the 1800s. “We all know Black girls. We all know they are going to convey folks they work with, spouses and households, and are available again 5 or 6 occasions in the course of the weekend. We’re in an business that does not see the facility Black girls have on the world field workplace.”

Given its field workplace success, we now have to surprise: will there be a sequel to “The Lady King”? As of now, there are not any plans in place for a second movie, however Davis is “completely open” to the thought. Davis’s husband, Julius Tennon, who additionally stars within the film, advised Selection, “Properly, you realize, it looks like we may [do a sequel]. We have not had any discussions about it as of but.”

Davis added, “I am open to extra however let me inform you. I already was the oldest warrior on the battlefield. If we do a sequel, I am hoping I nonetheless have tooth [laughs], however sure, I am completely open to it. Extensive open. All the time.”

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