The movie about the life of Richard Williams, the father and coach of the star athletes Serena Williams and Venus Williams, has resumed production. The movie was initially scheduled for a fall release this year, but it could not meet up as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, which stopped production. The biographical drama is written by Zach Baylin, and directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green. The movie King Richard project was announced in March 2019 and focuses on the early life of Richard Williams. Richard Williams was from a family of five children born in Louisiana. He met and married Oracene Brandy Price in 1979; they had two daughters, Venus and Serena in 1980 and 1981, respectively.
King Richard Release Date: When Will it Premiere?
As earlier stated, the movie was scheduled to be released on November 25, 2020, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, which halted production. A new release date has been set, this is November 25, 2021.
King Richard Plot: What’s Going To Happen Next?
The official information about the movie’s storyline is quoted as showcasing the trials of Richard Williams, who trained his two daughters to be world-class tennis players. The movie will center on Richard and his fatherly role in the process of raising his kids and developing them to be their best. The story of how Richard himself got trained by a man called Old Whiskey in the game of tennis. Also, how he got inspired to coach his daughter’s love with tennis after watching Virginia Ruzici play. The movie will also tell the story of his training pattern, his 78-day training calendar in desolate tennis courts in Crompton, and how he inspired the girls to believe in themselves and their determination for excellence, making them celebrities in the world today.
King Richard Cast: Who will be in?
The star actors who will feature in the biographical drama include:
The protagonist, Richard Williams, will be played by Oscar-nominated actor Will Smith. Venus William’s role will be played by Saniyya Sidney, while Demi Singleton plays the role of Serena Williams. Aunjanue Elis will play the role of Brandi Williams, the mother of Venus and Serena. Will Hodges plays Dylan McDermott; Nancy Regan also stars as Judith Chapman.
Other actors are Tony Goldwyn (Scandal), Jon Bernthal (The Punisher season 3), Susie Abromeit (Jessica Jones), Katrina Begin (Christmas Break-in).
King Richard Trailer: When can we watch it?
There is no official trailer for the upcoming movie yet; however, we should get to see a trailer in the coming months as production for the movie has resumed.
What are your expectations of the biographical drama?