New Coming: Queen of Katwe

Queen of Katwe is an upcoming biographical drama film directed by Mira Nair from a screenplay by William Wheeler.Starring David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o, the film depicts the life of Phiona Mutesi, a Ugandan chess prodigy who becomes a Woman Candidate Master after her performances at World Chess Olympiads. The film is produced by Walt Disney Pictures and ESPN Films, and set for a limited release in North America on September 23, 2016, followed by a general theatrical release on September 30.Principal photography began in March 2015 and wrapped in July of that year.  The film was shot entirely in South Africa and Uganda