Release Date: 11/19/21; In Theaters & HBO Max
Director: Reinaldo Marcus Green
Studio(s): Overbrook Entertainment, Star Thrower Entertainment, Warner Bros., Westbrook Studios.
Cast: Will Smith as Richard Williams; Demi Singleton as Serena Williams; Saniyya Sidney as Venus Williams; Aunjanue Ellis as Brandi Williams; Jon Bernthal as Rick Macci; Tony Goldwyn as Paul Cohen; Susie Abromeit as Robin Finn; Dylan McDermott.
Story: Biopic about Richard Williams, the father and early coach of tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams. King Richard details the sisters’ journey from Compton to global recognition, looking at the man who raised and trained them and shaped them into two of the best tennis players in the world. The movie’s official description calls Richard “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.” Source: Nypost.com.