August 5, 2021

Will Smith leads movie about Richard Williams

Two-time Oscar nominee Will Smith will portray an undeterred father who became an instrument in raising two of the world's greatest athletes.

The movie King Richard is based on the real story of Richard Williams, the father of Serena and Venus Williams, who had an extraordinary journey and vision in taking the two girls from the streets of Compton to the global stage to become legendary icons and changing the tennis sport forever. The profoundly moving film shows the power of family, perseverance and unwavering belief as a means to achieve the impossible and impact the world. Watch the trailer below.

Aunjanue Ellis (“If Beale Street Could Talk,” TV’s “Quantico”) plays the girls’ mom, Oracene “Brandi” Williams, Saniyya Sidney (“Hidden Figures,” “Fences”) stars as Venus Williams, Demi Singleton (TV’s “Godfather of Harlem”) stars as Serena Williams, with Tony Goldwyn (the “Divergent” series, TV’s “Scandal”) as coach Paul Cohen and Jon Bernthal (upcoming “The Many Saints of Newark,” “Ford v Ferrari”) as coach Rick Macci. The ensemble also includes Andy Bean (“IT Chapter Two”), Kevin Dunn (the “Transformers” films, HBO’s “Veep”) and Craig Tate (“Greyhound”).

King Richard is a Warner Bros. Presentation, A Star Thrower Entertainment Production, A Westbrook Production, A Keepin’ It Reel Production. Coming soon in cinemas.

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