Will Smith may have the Best Actor awards just about locked up with the performance he puts on in the upcoming Warner Bros. film, King Richard. The film tells the story behind the success of Venus and Serena Williams, looking at the role their father Richard Williams played in their life from young to help set them up for success. The film also shines a light on their mother, Oracene Williams, played by Aunjanue Ellis.
The cast and creative time behind King Richard opened up about the film and shared some exclusive scenes from the movie in this exclusive featurette. Check out what they had to say about the film, which hits theaters and HBO Max on Friday, Nov. 19.
The full trailer for the film features a new song from Beyoncé titled, “Be Alive”. Watch the full length King Richard trailer below.
And for more of the song, here’s a teaser of Beyoncé with “Be Alive”
ABOUT KING RICHARD
Armed with a clear vision and a brazen 78-page plan, Richard Williams (Will Smith) is determined to write his daughters, Venus and Serena, into history. Training on Compton, California’s neglected tennis courts – rain or shine – the girls are shaped by their father’s unyielding commitment and their mother’s (Aunjanue Ellis) balanced perspective and keen intuition, defying the seemingly insurmountable odds and prevailing expectations laid before them. Based on the true story that will inspire the world, KING RICHARD follows the journey of a family whose unwavering resolve and unconditional belief ultimately delivers two of the world’s greatest sports legends.
Reinaldo Marcus Green directs this story that shows the power of family, and achieving the impossible. KING RICHARD also stars Saniyya Sidney, Demi Singleton, Jon Bernthal, and Tony Goldwyn.
RUNTIME: 144 minutes
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