Netflix has unveiled the official clip and release date for their new documentary series based on Africa’s most notable Queens: Njinga, and we could not be happier.
Africans Queens is produced by Jada Pinkett Smith and streamed by Netflix globally, bringing to life the different female powers that impacted post-colonial Africa. The series starts on February 15 with Queen Nzinga of Angola. The show has been renewed for two seasons and will include four 45-minute episodes that mix drama with factual accounts from historians.
Pinkett Smith narrates the docuseries, written by Peres Owino and NneNne Iwuji. The streamer ordered the series last August for two seasons, with Njinga & Cleopatra as the subjects.
Each season will consist of four 45-minute episodes that will include expert interviews, other documentary content, and premium scripted docudrama/re-enactments. “As the mother of a young Black woman, it is incredibly essential for me to learn the teachings of the African Queens who paved the way for our achievements and the success of generations of Black women,” Jada Smith previously said in an announcement officials. .
African Queens: Njinga Official Clip
Netflix has released the first clip for Jada Pinkett Smith’s new docuseries African Queens: Njinga. Blending drama and reality, the series will tell the story of the 17th century warrior queen Njinga. The series will follow her as she rises to power amid family betrayal and political rivalry.
The first look video shows the African Queen in several phases of her life. According to the video, she was a robust and celebrated ruler whose “legacy reverberates across Africa to this day.” Njinga was the complex and fearless warrior queen of Ndongo and Matamba of today’s Angola.
She was the country’s first female ruler and have become an icon of resistance for her combination of political and diplomatic skill with military prowess. The official video includes glimpses of the Queen’s prowess and her life as Queen. The documentary highlights her power, leadership, and indisputable impact on history.
African Queens cast members: Njinga
Yetide Badaki expected to take the lead role in the upcoming African Queens: Njinga Series. Stars Mo Abudu, Steven S. DeKnightand Jada Pinkett Smith were added to the cast. More stars are yet to be released, but do not worry; soon we will provide you with the whole cast, character names, and much more information.
The series is written by Peres Owino and Kenyan-born British diplomat NneNne Iwuji, and is produced by Smith’s Westbrook Studios and Nutopia, an independent film company.
Docuseries African Queens: Njinga was released on Netflix in the UK on February 15, 2023. You can stream African Queens: Njinga on Netflix.