Will Smith to Star in Biopic About Venus & Serena Williams’ Dad, Because Their Dad is Clearly the Obvious Choice for the Biopic Treatment
Posted on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 by Ben Pearson
Update: Variety reports that Warner Bros. is on the verge of signing on the dotted line to buy King Richard, which means we will probably see this one arrive sooner rather than later. Our original story continues below.
Will Smith (Men in Black, Suicide Squad) is attached to star in King Richard, a biopic about Richard Williams, the father of tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams. Zach Baylin wrote the script, which was the runner-up of 2018’s The Black List, a list of the year’s best unproduced screenplays as voted on by people in the industry. Read More »