TRAILER: Will Smith to play Venus and Serena Williams' father

TRAILER: Will Smith to play Venus and Serena Williams' father

Game, Set, Oscar? Will Smith will play the father of the iconic tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams in the movie, 'King Richard'.

King Richard
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Could playing the father of two sports icons get him his first Oscar?

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The two-time Oscar nominee, Will Smith, stars as Richard Williams, the father of Venus and Serena Williams, a man so dedicated to turning his young daughters into professional tennis players that he made a 78-page plan for their careers before they were even born.

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And, of course, his plan worked, considering Venus and Serena Williams have gone on to become two of the greatest athletes of all time, no matter the sport.

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'King Richard' in the inspiring true story of the coach/mentor/father that brought us the Williams sisters.

'King Richard' is executive produced by Venus and Serena Williams alongside their sister, Isha Price.

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Image Credit: YouTube/ King Richard

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