Queen of Katwe

Queen of Katwe is an American film biography – dramatic four directed by Mira Nair , written by William Wheeler and starring David Oyelowo , Madina Nalwanga and Lupita Nyong’o. 5

The film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and ESPN Films was premiered in the United States on September 23, 2016, followed by a larger premiere on September 30, 2016. 6 Its world premiere took place at the International Film Festival 2016 Toronto on 10 September 2016. 7

Cast

  • Madina Nalwanga as Phiona Mutesi 8
  • David Oyelowo as Robert Katende 5
  • Lupita Nyong’o as Nakku Harriet 5
  • Martin Kabanza as Mugabi Brian
  • Taryn Kyaze as Night (as Taryn ‘Kay’ Kyaze) 9
  • Ivan Jacobo as the young Richard
  • Nicolas Levesque as the old Richard
  • Ronald Ssemaganda as Ivan
  • Ethan Nazario Lubega as Benjamin
  • Nikita Waligwa as Gloria
  • Edgar Kanyike as Joseph
  • Esther Tebandeke as Sara Katende
  • Maurice Kirya and Ntare Mwine play minor roles as Theo 10 and Tendo respectively.

References

  1. Back to top↑ « Queen of Katwe (PG)» . British Board of Film Classification (in English) . September 12, 2016 . Retrieved on October 1, 2016 .
  2. Back to top↑ Fleming, Jr., Mike (January 9, 2015). «David Oyelowo & Lupita Nyong’o In Talks To Star In ‘Queen Of Katwe’ For Disney» . Deadline.com (in English) . Retrieved on October 1, 2015 .
  3. Back to top↑ «Queen of Katwe (2016)» . Box Office Mojo (in English) . Accessed March 5, 2017 .
  4. Back to top↑ Carissimo, Justin (May 10, 2016). «Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo star in the new trailer for Queen of Katwe» . The Independent (in English) . Retrieved on October 1, 2016 .
  5. ↑ Jump to:c McNary, Dave (January 9, 2015). «David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o in Talks for Disney’s ‘Queen of Katwe’» . Variety (in English) . Retrieved on October 1, 2015 .
  6. Back to top^ Siegel, Tatiana (April 8, 2016). «Disney’s David Oyelowo Drama, ‘Queen of Katwe,’ Gets Release Date ‘ . The Hollywood Reporter . Retrieved on October 1, 2016 .
  7. Back to top↑ «Toronto To Open With ‘The Magnificent Seven’; ‘La Land’, ‘Deepwater Horizon’ Among Galas & Presentations’ . Deadline (in English) . July 26, 2016 . Retrieved on October 1, 2016 .
  8. Back to top↑ Gettell, Oliver (January 5, 2016). «Disney unveils first look at Lupita Nyong’o in The Queen of Katwe» . Entertainment Weekly (in English) . Retrieved on October 1, 2016 .
  9. Back to top↑ «Lupita Nyong’o and Taryn Kyaze» . Instagram (in English) . September 5, 2016 . Retrieved on October 1, 2016 .
  10. Back to top↑ Gitau, Elly (May 11, 2015). «Uganda: Maurice Kirya to Star Alongside Lupita Nyong’o in Queen of Katwe» . The Star (in English) . Retrieved on October 1, 2016 .

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