A new trailer for a movie about Serena and Venus Williams’ life just dropped.
Will Smith plays their father, Richard Williams that comes out November 19.
Smith plays Richard Williams, the father of two young tennis prodigies (played by Saniyya Sidney and Demi Singleton). The film also stars Aunjanue Ellis as Oracene “Brandi” Williams, Tony Goldwyn as coach Paul Cohen and Jon Bernthal as coach Rick Macci. The film is directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green (Monsters and Men).
The trailer focuses on Richard’s parenting as he pushes his daughters to fulfil their dream of being pro tennis champs.
According to Warner Bros., King Richard follows the journey of Richard Williams, “an undeterred father” with a “relentless drive and unapologetic vision to change the game” who is “instrumental in raising two of the most extraordinarily gifted athletes of all time, who will end up changing the sport of tennis forever. Driven by a clear vision of their future and using unconventional methods, Richard has a plan that will take Venus and Serena Williams from the streets of Compton, California, to the global stage as legendary icons. King Richard is a profoundly moving film that shows the power of family, perseverance and unwavering belief as a means to achieve the impossible and impact the world.”


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