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Directed By
Mira Nair
Produced By
John Carls
Lydia Dean Pilcher
Written By
William Wheeler
Cast
Lupita Nyong'o
David Oyelowo
Cinematography
Sean Bobbitt
Musical Score
A. R. Rahman
Studio
Walt Disney Pictures
ESPN Films
Distributed By
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Country
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Language
English
Release Date
Fall 2016

Queen of Katwe (2016) is a biographical drama directed by Mira Nair from a screenplay by William Wheeler. The film is about the life of Phiona Mutesi, an Ugandan chess prodigy who becomes a Woman Candidate Master after her performances at World Chess Olympiads. The film will be produced by Walt Disney Pictures and ESPN Films, and will be released at an unspecified date in 2016.

PlotEdit

A young girl from Uganda trains to become a world chess champion.[1]

CastEdit

  • Lupita Nyong'o as Harriet Mutesi
  • David Oyelowo as Robert Katende
  • Madina Nalwanga as Phiona Mutesi
  • Ntare Mwine as Tendo
  • Maurice Kirya
  • Charity Rose Pimer

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