Disney’s Queen Of Katwe Film About Ugandan Chess Player Phiona Mutesi

Disney’s Queen Of Katwe Film About Ugandan Chess Player Phiona Mutesi

This September, Disney Pictures brings the biographical drama Queen Of Katwe to theaters, about Ugandan chess player, Phiona Mutesi. The Mira Nair directed film stars Golden Globe® nominee David Oyelowo (Selma), Oscar® winner and Tony Award® nominee Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave) and newcomer Madina Nalwanga.

Madina Nalwanga plays 10-year-old Phiona Mutesi, who’s life is changed after being introduced to the game of chess during her hard working life in rural Uganda.

Watch Disney’s ‘Queen Of Katwe’ Official Trailer


Release Date: September 23rd, 2016
Studio: ©2016 Walt Disney Pictures
Directed by: Mira Nair
Produced by: John Carls and Lydia Dean Pilcher
Screenplay by: William Wheeler
Based on The Queen of Katwe: A Story of Life, Chess, and One Extraordinary Girl’s Dream of Becoming a Grandmaster by Tim Crothers

Starring: David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong’o and Madina Nalwanga

What’s The Song On The ‘Queen Of Katwe’ Trailer?

If you’re wondering what the song is on the official trailer for ‘Queen of Katwe’, we’ve got the answer. The song is called “Hard Time” by Swedish soul-pop singer, Seinabo Sey.

“Hard Time” is off of Sey’s debut album Pretend which released near the end of 2015.

The Song: “Hard Time” by Seinabo Sey

“Hard Time” is available now on iTunes (BUY) and Disney’s Queen Of Katwe is in theaters September 23rd, 2016.


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