King Richard is a 2021 American biographical drama movie directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green and written by Zach Baylin. The film follows the life of Richard Williams, father and coach of famed tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams. It stars Will Smith in the title role, Aunjanue Ellis, Saniyya Sidney, Demi Singleton, Tony Goldwyn, and Jon Bernthal.
The movie premiered at the 48th Telluride Film Festival on September 2, 2021, and will be followed by a theatrical release on November 19, 2021, by Warner Bros. Pictures. It will also experience a month-long simultaneous release on the HBO Max.
The film received positive reviews with Will Smith’s performance garnering universal acclaim.
Catch the trailer to the promising movie below.