Netflix Greenlights Two-Season Order of Doc Series About African Queens From Westbrook Studios and Nutopia with Jada Pinkett Smith to Executive Produce.
The first season feature Njinga, the complex, captivating, and fearless 17th century warrior queen of Matamba and Ndongo, in modern day Angola. The nation’s first female ruler, Njinga earned a reputation for her blend of political and diplomatic skill with military prowess and became an icon of resistance.
Jada says “As the mother of a young Black woman, it is immensely important to me that she learns the lessons of the African Queens who paved the way for our success and the success of generations of Black women,"
Season two will cover the life of Cleopatra, the world’s most famous, powerful, and misunderstood woman -- a daring queen whose beauty and romances came to overshadow her real asset: her intellect.
Cleopatra’s heritage has been the subject of much academic debate, which has often been ignored by Hollywood. Now our series re-assesses this fascinating part of her stor
The series lands 15th February on Netflix.