Warner Bros. and HBO Max have released the trailer for the upcoming film King Richard. The film follows the upbringing of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams and their relationship with their father and coach Richard Williams.
Starring Will Smith as Richard, the film dives into how an ambitious father in Compton led two of his daughters to become some of the most successful and celebrated tennis stars in history. King Richard will not only focus on the physical hardships of the Williams sisters training, but also the mental obstacles they had to overcome as many in the tennis community doubted their abilities.
King Richard releases in theaters and on HBO Max November 19th, a full year after it’s initial November 2020 release date. The film’s release was pushed back due to the pandemic. Watch the trailer below.