'The Woman King' fact-checked: What truly happened but what didn't in Viola Davis' historical drama

The Woman King doesn't feature any superheroes. 

The new movie, directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, The Women king. 

Revolves around the Agojie, an all-female African military that served as just an inspiration. 

For Dora Milaje through Marvel's "Black Panther." 

It gives women "the opportunity to look up on the screen and see themselves heroic—not as superheroes.

but then as real women," the director says.  

 want everyone to understand how much work still needs to be done and also that by working around each other, we can win.