Will Smith Gives life to the father of sisters Venus and Serena Williams King RichardLatino, a Warner Bros. film directed by Reynaldo Marcus Green and released its first trailer.
A two-time Oscar nominee for Best Actor, Always in the Leading Role, for his work in Ali (2001) and looking for happiness (2006), here he was replaced by Richard Williams, who drove his daughters to the top of world tennis from Compton, one of the most dangerous areas in Los Angeles (USA).
The trailer gives some glimpses of the hardships faced by the Williams sisters, ranging from racism to matchmaking, and how their father completely turned to them to become the stars of the racket they ended up with.
Will Smith and another successful characterization in “King Richard”. photo wb
Serena has won a total of 39 Grand Slam titles: 23 of them in singles (records for both women and men in the open era), 14 in women’s doubles (with her sister Venus) and 2 in mixed doubles (both with Max Mirny). )
“Venus and Serena are going to rock the world,” Smith said in this first preview. King Richard.
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The film will be released in theaters in the United States and on the streaming service on November 19. HBO Max at the same time.
Smith, alongside Sania Sidney and Demi Singleton, who play Venus and Serena Williams. photo wb
Smith was also involved in the film as a producer, while his wife, actress Jada Pinkett Smith, is also listed as an executive producer.
Additionally, Venus and Serena Williams are both executive producers. King Richard.
Sania Sidney and Demi Singleton play Venus and Serena Williams respectively in the film, which also stars Ajonew Ellis, Tony Goldwyn, Jon Bernthal and Dylan McDermott. The script was written by Zach Bellin.
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King Richard represents a very significant leap forward in the career of Marcus Green, a filmmaker of Puerto Rican origin who attracted the attention of the film industry. monsters and men (2018).
The film, which starred John David Washington (actor of Tenet and The Kekklan Infiltrator), won the Special Jury Award for Best American First Feature at the Sundance Independent Film Festival.
The director released the independent film last week Joe Bell, Mark Wahlberg led its cast.
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He has another very interesting project on the horizon, as in March it became known that Paramount had hired him as the director of a biographical film about musician Bob Marley.
On the other hand, a few weeks ago, when the 25th anniversary of the premiere of Independence day, its director Roland Emmerich aired that 20th Century Fox Studios did not want Will Smith to lead the film’s cast.
“Ethan Hawke was on our list (to play the title role), but I thought he was too young at the time. It was very clear that he had to be Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum (lead). That was the combo we talked about Thought. The studio said, ‘No, we don’t like Will Smith. It’s not proven. It doesn’t work in international markets,'” Emmerich told Hollywood Reporter.