Taraji P. Henson Finds Special Way To Support Viola Davis’ New Movie


People from all walks of the country have been lining up to go see it this week. The Woman KingViola Davis stars as Viola in the historical action film titled ‘The Woman-Led Historical Action Film’. Taraji P. Henson, among others, is excited about the film. The actress got pretty creative with her efforts to celebrate Davis’ role in the movie. 

Henson buys out D.C. Theater ‘The Woman King’

Based on a true story The Woman King The story tells the story about an all-female army of the Kingdom of Dahomey, as they train new recruits to fight against an enemy. Starring John Boyega, Lashana Lynch, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, and Davis are the stars. 

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Henson shared on Instagram that she purchased an entire Washington, D.C. movie theater and was giving away tickets for anyone who wanted to go. The Woman King

“DC, PULL UP !!!”She captioned the post. “Let’s show my sister @ViolaDavis, cast and @gpbmadeit support in celebration of this legendary, empowering ALL FEMALE LED @WomanKingMovie ‼ WE BOUGHT out the theater, let’s show up and support.”

Moviegoers React: ‘I’m So Excited To Be Here’

People started showing up at 3 p.m. for the first-come-first-serve tickets, and the line wrapped all the way around the entrance and concession area of the D.C. theater. People waiting to see the show. The Woman KingThe movie was a great success. 

“I think this movie is going to be amazing,” A woman stood in line.. “It’s going to promote Black beauty, Black excellence, Black strength and I think that everyone should come out and see it.”

“I’m so excited to be here,”Another woman spoke. Five generations of her extended family were there to accompany her. “In the DMV, we’re representing!” Fans were equally enthusiastic in the comment section of Henson’s post. 

Davis Responds ‘Love You Sis’

“Y’all are so dope for this!!! Wow!”One person wrote. One person commented. “THIS IS AWESOME. SO WISH I WAS IN DC JUST FEEL THE ENERGY OF THE THEATER.”Davis and Boyega joined in, with David writing. “Thank you, Taraji! Love you sis.” Boyega commented, “Thank you so much!!!!”

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The Woman King It is already dominating the box-office. The film has already grossed more $37 million worldwide and made over $19million in its debut weekend. Henson’s theater buyout shows just how enthusiastic people are about The Woman King!

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