In this article, we are going to tell you about the highly anticipated movie which has won several accolades in the film festivals this year, Monsters and Men(2018) fame Reinaldo Marcus Green directorial King Richard. It is a biographical drama, based on the multiple grand slam winners Serena and Venus Williams’s father’s life. starring two times Oscar nominee Will Smith.
King Richard Review & Plot
The director of photography/Cinematographer of the film is the Oscar winner Robert Elswit, and the Editor is the oscar nominee Pamela Martin.
It tells the story of star tennis players Serena & Venus Williams’s undeterred father Richard Williams, who has a plan to take his daughters to the global platforms from the streets of California, U.S. The film got widely critical acclamation at the film festivals, specifically, Will Smith act as Richard Williams.
Star Cast of King Richard
- Will Smith is playing the role of Richard Williams
- Aunjanue Ellis is Richard’s wife plays Oracene Price aka Brandy
- Saniyya Sidney is playing the role of Venus Williams
- Demi Singleton in the role of Venus’s sister Serena Williams
- Tony Goldwyn playing as Paul Cohen
- Jon Bernthal is Rick Macci
- Dylan McDermott plays as Will Hodges
- Mikalya LaShae Bartholomew is playing Tunde Price
- Danielle Lawson in the role of Isha Price
- Andy Bean as Laird Stabler
- Among other actors are Kevin Dunn, Craig Tate, & Vaughn W. Hebron.
King Richard Production and Budget
the makers officially announced the project in March 2019, and the production commenced from Jan 2020, it is written by Zach Baylin, Will Smith apparently got 40 million Dollars (In Indian Rupees around Rs 290 crores) for his role and it is being said to be made up of around 50 million dollars (Rs 372 crores approx.). As being the producer himself, Will reportedly gave his Co-stars bonus checks.
King Richard OTT, Release Date
Earlier it was to be released on 25 Nov 2020 but was delayed indefinitely owing to the novel Corona pandemic, Further, the makers officially announced that the film will release on 19 November 2021 and it will also simultaneously release on the American leading streaming platform HBO Max for one month, as per the contract between the distributor’s Warner bros. and HBO Max.
King Richard releases in India on 25th of March, gets unnoticed due to RRR Storms at Box Office but after wining best actor award, Will Smith’s this film got attention.
Best Actor in a Leading Role goes to Will Smith for his incredible performance in 'King Richard' Congratulations! #Oscars pic.twitter.com/y0UTX48214
— The Academy (@TheAcademy) March 28, 2022
King Richard Trailer
The trailer of it was released on 28 July this year on the distributor’s Warner Bros. Pictures official YouTube channel of the same name, a 2:35 seconds trailer, viewers are eagerly waiting to watch multi accolades getter works in one frame.
It is bankrolled by Tim & Trevor White & Will Smith under their banners Star Thrower Entertainment and Westbrook Studios respectively. Oscar nominee Kris Bowers gave the music in the movie.