In Will Smith's next film project King Richard, we'll see him play Serena and Venus William's father Richard, who is credited with honing the talents of the tennis champs while having little to no resources.

Serena has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles while Venus has won seven. The sisters have got together to win 14 Grand Slam doubles championships.

The film's director has just been announced, reports Deadline. Newcomer Reinaldo Marcus Green has been chose to helm the project. His debut film Monsters and Men premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2018, where it won the Special Jury Award for Outstanding First Feature.

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This is the first time Smith will be directed by a black director.

King Richard will release on November 25, 2020.

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