Prior to his scandal at the 2022 Oscars, Will Smith He was one of the most established figures in the film industry. The same year that he starred in the heated altercation with Chris Rock at the Academy Awards, the actor was going up to receive the Oscar for best actor for his role in King Richard.
Inspired in real factsthe movie of King Richard is based on the story of the father of sisters Venus and Serena Williams, and his struggle to make his daughters become the best tennis players in the world.
The movie is directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green and starring Will Smith in the role of Richard Williams. It also features performances by Jon Bernthal and Tony Goldwyn, who play Venus and Serena’s trainers, respectively. Playing the sporty sisters are Saniyya Sidney and Demi Singleton, and Aunjanue Ellis, who plays the sisters’ mother.
Of course, one of the highlights of the film is the performance of Will Smith. The actor managed to capture the determination and love of a father who wants to see his daughters succeed, but not without prior demand, something that clashed with the young sisters. The film does a very good job of demonstrating the sisters’ passion and commitment to the sport.
The movie it received mostly positive reviews. On the Rotten Tomatoes site, King Richard has a rating of 90%. Critics have praised the performance of Will Smith and the direction of Reinaldo Marcus Green. In addition, they have highlighted the film’s ability to capture the story behind the success of Venus and Serena Williams.
Since a few days, King Richard has once again positioned itself among the most viewed in the Top 10 of HBO Max globally. Without a doubt, it is a recommended film, not only because of the great performances, but also because it shows the strength of a man who never stopped believing in his daughters and who worked tirelessly to make sure they were successful.
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