“King Richard” with Will Smith is delayed by coronavirus


One of the next projects Will Smith the film “King Richard” the biopic on the father of tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams, joins the list of productions that have been affected by the contingency generated by the COVID-19, as Warner Bros decided to postpone its launch.

The studio has decided that it is best to postpone for a year the premiere happens November 25, 2020 to November 19, 2021, according to THR, so that the drama is centred on Richard Williams and how I influence the training of their daughters in tennis will have to wait longer than planned.

In addition to the Oscar-nominated as best actor for the films “Ali” and “In search of happiness” the cast is integrated by Saniyya Sydney (Hidden Figures), Demi Singleton (Godfather of Harlem), Aunjanue Ellis (Men of honor), Jon Bernthal (The Punisher, The Walking Dead), Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan), Susie Abromeit (Jessica Jones, Legends of Tomorrow).

In addition to Dylan McDermott, Katrina Begin, Judith Chapman and Noah Bean under the direction of Reinaldo Marcus Green (Monsters and Men) has a script written by Zach Baylinthis last was recently hired to make a script of Creed 3.