Nana Ama McBrown is ‘Yaa Asantewaa’ in 2022 3D Animation Movie!

Award – winning Ghanaian Actress and television personality Nana Ama McBrown Mensah, has been announced as the ‘voice artiste’ of Yaa Asantewaa in the animated movie ‘Asantewaa’ which is scheduled to premiere on 10th December 2022 at the Silverbird Cinemas in Accra, Ghana. The Actress shared the poster on social media and called for support for the film a few days ago.

Nana Ama McBrown who appears to be excited about the movie ‘Asantewaa’, congratulated the producers of the film and asked the public to support the movie by purchasing tickets ahead of it’s premiere in December. “Hello Ghana, hello my people, I have beautiful news for us. This ( Asantewaa) is the creation of some young men right here in Ghana who need our support… Grab your ticket today. Made in Ghana”, she wrote on social media.

‘Asantewaa’ will not be the first Ghanaian animation about Ghanaian stories or history, but it will be the first Ghanaian animation about a well known historical character to premiere as a feature film at the Silverbird Cinemas.

With movies like ‘The Woman King’ and ‘Black Panther – Wakanda Forever’ setting the tone for heroism, the timing for the release of the movie couldn’t have been better. As at now, anticipation has started building on social media towards its release.

Yaa Asantewaa was a the Queen Mother of ‘Ejisu’ in the Ashanti Region who stood up to fight voluntarily in the face of war with the British; even when the men were afraid. She has been a symbol of bravery in Ghana and her story is till told in schools across the nation till this day.

By Jerry Wonder

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