Will Smith Took Half A Year To Become ‘King Richard’

WILL SMITH as Richard Williams in Warner Bros. Pictures’ inspiring drama “KING RICHARD,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.
Photo Credit: Chiabella James

Will Smith has been winning rave reviews (and, most likely, plenty of awards season consideration) for his role as Richard Williams in the new film King Richard. Playing the father and coach of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams turned out to be a pretty massive undertaking for Smith. As he told us, even before filming began, Smith spent a long time doing his research and preparing for the role. (Click on the media bar below to hear Will Smith)

King Richard is now playing in theaters and currently streaming on HBO Max.

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