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Will Smith leads the first trailer for King Richard, the biopic of the father of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams
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Will Smith leads the first trailer for King Richard, the biopic of the father of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams

A first trailer for King Richard, the new biopic of Richard Williams, the father of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams, has debuted online. Click below to watch it:

The film will chart how Williams hatched a plan to take his daughters from the streets of Compton, California to the very top of tennis and the many struggles they each faced along the way. 

Starring alongside Smith are Jon Bernthal, Tony Goldwyn, Dylan McDermott, Susie Abromeit, Aunjanue Ellis, Noah Bean, Hannah Barefoot, Judith Chapman, Andy Bean, Katrina Begin, Saniyya Sidney and Demi Singleton. 

Zach Baylin, who is now working on the third instalment of Creed, has provided the script. 

Reinaldo Marcus Green, who took charge of the acclaimed drama Monsters and Men, is in the director's chair. Both Williams sisters serve as executive producers on the movie. 

King Richard is released into UK cinemas on November 19th. 

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