Will Smith stars as Williams sisters' father in 'King Richard'

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Will Smith is portraying Richard Williams, the begetter of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams, successful the forthcoming film "King Richard."

The movie "follows the travel of Richard Williams, an undeterred begetter instrumental successful raising 2 of the astir extraordinarily talented athletes of each time, who volition extremity up changing the athletics of tennis forever," according to Warner Bros., which is owned by CNN's genitor company.

    The superstar jock sisters service arsenic enforcement producers for the film, which traces their emergence from Compton, California, kids to planetary phenoms.

      Saniyaa Sidney ("Hidden Figures," "Fences") stars arsenic Venus Williams, Demi Singleton (TV's "Godfather of Harlem") stars arsenic Serena Williams and Aunjanue Ellis ("If Beale Street Could Talk," TV's "Quantico") plays their mother, Oracene "Brandi" Williams.

        Reinaldo Marcus Green directs the film.

        "King Richard" is scheduled for merchandise connected November 19.

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