Liev Schreiber Joins Will Smith in King Richard


Liev Schreiber has joined Will Smith in King Richard, Warner Bros.’ true-life story of Richard Williams, the father of tennis greats Venus and Serena Williams.

Reinaldo Marcus Green is directing the drama, which is now in production in Los Angeles with a cast that also includes Saniyya Syndey and Demi Singleton as Venus and Serena, respectively. Aunjanue Ellis and Jon Bernthal will also star.

The script by Zach Baylin depicts the determination and fortitude of Williams, who trained his two daughters to play tennis, beginning on cracked courts in Compton, California, to later coaching them to Grand Slam wins …

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