In this edition of EoM Presents, Senior Interviewer Thomas Manning speaks again with filmmaker Jesse V. Johnson, discussing his latest feature, Boudica: Queen of War.
Johnson talks about his passion for sharing the story of the titular Celtic queen, and the incredible work from Olga Kurylenko in the lead role.
If you prefer an audio version, you can listen to the full interview here:
After her family is slain and her land stolen, warrior queen Boudica (Olga Kurylenko) leads a fierce rebellion against the Roman Empire, inspiring her people to fight for freedom.
In theaters, on VOD, and digital October 27th, 2023.
This piece was written during the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike. Without the labor of the writers and actors currently on strike, the movie being covered here wouldn’t exist.
Thomas Manning is a member of the NCFCA, SEFCA, and CCA, and also the co-host of the television show and radio program Meet Me at the Movies. He has served as a production assistant and voting member on the Film Selection Committee for the Real to Reel Film Festival. Additionally, he manages his own film review and interview site, The Run-Down on Movies. Manning is a graduate of Gardner-Webb University with a double-major in Communications and English. His passion for cinema and storytelling is rivaled only by his love for the music of Taylor Swift.