There are already talks of an Academy Award nomination for actor Will Smith for his portrayal of Richard Williams, the determined dad who rallied tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams to global success.
The first official trailer for the biopic King Richard has been released, and showcases the formative years of the future phenoms, as they defied expectations and emerged out of the rough neighborhood of Compton, California, to become tennis royalty.
Venus and Serena Williams, who were both ranked number one in the world at different points have a combined total of 30 Grand Slam singles titles.
Both are executive producers on the project, along with their sister Isha Prince.
King Richard will be released in theaters on November 19 and on HBO Max for 31 days following theatrical release.