BREAKING NEWS: Newly Tony Award winning powerhouse Adrienne Warren will be keeping herself ROLLIN’ after taking her final bow in Tina at the end of next month. The Broadway and West End favorite is officially set to join the cast of the brand new feature film THE WOMAN KING from TriStar.
Under the direction of Gina Prince Bythewood, Warren will join a full all-star cast of some of Hollywood’s best including….
Tony and Oscar winner Viola Davis,
Golden Globe Award winner John Boyega,
Olivier Award winner Sheila Atim,
Filming is set to begin in South Africa this November.
THE WOMAN KING is based on the true story of events that occurred in the powerful African state, the Kingdom of Dahomey. It tells the story of a general to an all-female military unit, and an army recruit, who together fight enemies who violated their honor, enslaved their people, and threatened to destroy everything they have built and lived for. Warren will play a warrior in the film.
Congrats Adrienne!!! So amazing to see how far you’ve come. You are always and forever SIMPLY THE BEST.
As previously announced, Warren’s OG London replacement and current Broadway alternate Nkeki Obi-Melekwe will take over the role of “Tina Turner” full time on Broadway starting November 2nd, 2021.
Who is excited?!!!