Will Smith is about to hit theaters as Richard Williams, father of the Venus and Serena Williams sisters. Is the actor getting ready for another Oscar fight?
Will Smith as “King Richard”. Check out the trailer for his new movie
Will Smith taking a break from blockbusters – the actor’s closest project is “King Richard”, in which the star will play as Richard Williams, father / mentor / trainer Venus and Sereny Williams. Both tennis players are legendary in their profession and have been among the most important athletes of all time for years. However, even with such popularity, many people do not know their story.
The eldest of the Williamses was a complicated character – on the one hand, he wanted his daughters to have a dignified life in the town of Compton, which is famous for high crime. On the other hand, his methods of achieving success were sometimes almost sadistic.
Of course, Will Smith has a number of dramatic appearances to his credit – both for his role Muhammad Ali as well as the performance in “In the pursuit of happiness” was nominated for the Oscars. We won’t be surprised if you are too “King Richard” will win another nomination. You can watch the movie trailer below:
Warner Bros. wrote:
“I’ve been waiting for this my whole life … Williams will win in the end.” Will Smith is King Richard in the inspiring story of the coach / mentor / father who gave us Venus and Serena Williams.
Production “King Richard” will debut in cinemas and on HBO Max already November 19, 2021.