Jimmy Odukoya receives praises over fight scene with Viola Davis in Woman King

Nigerian actor Jimmy Odukoya has received an applause from his colleagues after sharing a fight scene with Hollywood star Viola Davis from the soon-to-be-released movie Woman King.

The actor who has been promoting the film on social media shared an intense fight scene with Viola, the lead actor of the movie.

“Bow down to the exceptional female warrior to ever live,’ he captioned the post shared on Instagram on Friday.

Several celebrities like Desmond Elliot, Beverly Osi, Broda Shaggi, Gedoni, Kenneth Okoli, Ini Dima Okojie, Michelle Dede, Sambisa Nzeribe, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Nikki Laoye, Stan Eze, OC Ukeje, Joseph Benjamin and Beverly Naya showered praises on Jimmy in the comment section of the post.

Written by Dana Steven and directed by Gina Prince, the epic drama follows the story of the historical Agojie (also known as Amazons), a real-life army of women warriors who defended the powerful West African kingdom of Dahomey in present-day Benin Republic during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries.

The film will see Jimmy star as a character named Oba, alongside Viola John Boyega, Lashana Lynch, Thuso Mbedu, Sheila Atim, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Jordan Bolger, Angelique Kidjo, and premieres in cinemas on September 16, 2022.