Film & TV
Will Smith Plays Venus And Serena Williams’ Dad in ‘King Richard’ Trailer
Will Smith stars as Richard Williams, the father of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams, in the first trailer for ‘King Richard‘.
The film, directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, will follow Richard “an undeterred father” who has a “relentless drive” to change the game of tennis.
It will show the journey Richard took as he coached his daughters so that they would one day become two of the greatest tennis players of all time.
“I wrote a 78-page plan for their whole career before they were even born,” Richard says in the trailer before telling his daughters: “You’re going to be representing every little Black girl on earth.”
The Williams sisters dominated the tennis world for years during their peak wining fourteen Grand Slam titles as a doubles team. Serena also won twenty-three Grand Slam single titles.
‘King Richard‘ will be released in cinemas on November 19. The film will also release be released on HBO Max on December 20.
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