Viola Davis wows in teal blazer and matching trousers while on a promotional tour for The Woman King

Viola Davis wows in teal blazer and matching trousers while on a promotional tour for The Woman King in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Woman King made its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival last week, and has since hit theaters across the U.S. on Friday.

Leading lady, Viola Davis, has been out en force promoting the historical epic film, with her most recent stop taking her to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

On Sunday, while out on a stroll with her husband in the downtown section of the city, Davis ended up taking an unforeseen break to greet excited fans and take photos with some of them.

Fan friendly: Viola Davis, 57, stopped to greet fans and take photos with fans while out on a walk with her husband in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sunday

Fan friendly: Viola Davis, 57, stopped to greet fans and take photos with fans while out on a walk with her husband in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sunday

Davis, 57, was all smiles as she said hello to a growing number of people who recognized her from her many stellar roles over the years.

She looked stylish decked out in a baby blue ensemble, consisting of loose fitting pants and a matching blazer-styled top with a built-in belt that helped highlight her toned waistline.

The actress wore a comfortable pair of white sneakers for the afternoon excursion.

She rounded out her look by having her raven tresses teased out, about shoulder length, with a slight part on the left.

Well-wishers: Davis, 57, was all smiles as she said hello to a growing number of people who recognized her from her many stellar roles over the years

Well-wishers: Davis, 57, was all smiles as she said hello to a growing number of people who recognized her from her many stellar roles over the years

Promo mode: The Oscar-winning actress is in Brazil promoting her new film, The Woman King

Promo mode: The Oscar-winning actress is in Brazil promoting her new film, The Woman King

Her husband of 19 years, Julius Tennon, remained by her side the entire time, looking dapper in a black suit, white dress shirt and black sneakers.

Tennon, 68, is an accomplished film, television, and theatre producer and actor with over 30 years of experience. 

The Austin, Texas native, who was a star football player at the University of Tulsa, actually has the distinction of being the first African American student to graduate from its theater department, according to OprahDaily.com.

High praise: During its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival last week, the acclaimed actress called The Woman King her 'magnum opus' because it’s 'everything I ever dreamed it could be'

High praise: During its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival last week, the acclaimed actress called The Woman King her ‘magnum opus’ because it’s ‘everything I ever dreamed it could be’ 

The premise: Set in the 1820s, Davis leads the cast, portraying the role of Nanisca, a general who trains the next generation of all-female warriors to fight their enemies

The premise: Set in the 1820s, Davis leads the cast, portraying the role of Nanisca, a general who trains the next generation of all-female warriors to fight their enemies

The Woman King, which also also stars Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim and John Boyega, holds a special place in Davis’ heart, considering that she recently  called it her ‘magnum opus’, which is defined as ‘an important, creative work of art’, or ‘the most important work created by an artist.’

‘It’s my magnum opus because it’s everything I ever dreamed it could be,’ the Academy Award winner added after making the admission during the Toronto International Film Festival, as reported by Deadline.

Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood from a script by Dana Stevens who co-wrote the story with Maria Bello, the historical epic is based on true events from the Kingdom of Dahomey, which was the ‘most powerful states of Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries,’ according to the official synopsis on IMDB.  

Set in the 1820s, Davis leads the cast, portraying the role of Nanisca, a general who trains the next generation of all-female warriors to fight their enemies. 

The backstory: Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood from a script by Dana Stevens who co-wrote the story with Maria Bello, the historical epic is based on true events from the Kingdom of Dahomey, which was the 'most powerful states of Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries'

The backstory: Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood from a script by Dana Stevens who co-wrote the story with Maria Bello, the historical epic is based on true events from the Kingdom of Dahomey, which was the ‘most powerful states of Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries’

Out now! Davis has been also promoting The Woman King on her Instagram page, including the announcement of its premiere date in theaters on September 16

Out now! Davis has been also promoting The Woman King on her Instagram page, including the announcement of its premiere date in theaters on September 16

Family: Davis and husband of 19 years, Julius Tennon, adopted their daughter Genesis, now 12, when she was an infant in 2011  ; they are pictured together in a recent throwback photo

Family: Davis and husband of 19 years, Julius Tennon, adopted their daughter Genesis, now 12, when she was an infant in 2011  ; they are pictured together in a recent throwback photo

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