King Richard is a 2021 American biographical drama movie directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green and written by Zach Baylin. It is about the life of Richard Williams, the father and coach of famed tennis players Venus and Serena Williams. It stars Will Smith in the lead role, Aunjanue Ellis, Saniyya Sidney, Demi Singleton, Tony Goldwyn, and Jon Bernthal.
It was released on November 19, 2021, by Warner Bros. Pictures and on the HBO Max streaming service on the same day. The movie had strong positive reviews. It was named one of the best films of 2021 by the American Film Institute.
Filmography[change | change source]
Film[change | change source]
|The Babysitters||Amity||Short film|
|Hidden Figures||Constance Johnson|
|King Richard||Venus Williams||Nominated - Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Young Actor/Actress |
Nominated - Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Female Youth in Film
Nominated - Music City Film Critics Association Award for Best Young Actress
Nominated - Online Association of Female Film Critics Award for Best Breakthrough Performance
Nominated - Online Film and Television Association Award for Best Youth Performance
Nominated - San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Youth Performance
Nominated - Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Youth Performance
Television[change | change source]
|Roots||Kizzy Waller (age 6)||Episode: "Part 2"|
|American Horror Story: Roanoke||Flora Harris||4 episodes|
|The Passage||Amy Bellafonte||Main role|
|The First Lady||Sasha Obama||Recurring role|
References[change | change source]
- "Before Richard Was King…". WLM Tennis. 20 November 2021. Retrieved 14 December 2021.
- Verhoeven, Beatrice (2021-12-13). "'West Side Story,' 'Belfast' Lead 2022 Critics Choice Film Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2021-12-20.
- Neglia, Matt (December 12, 2021). "The 2021 Las Vegas Film Critics Society (LVFCS) Nominations". NextBestPicture. Retrieved December 20, 2021.
- Neglia, Matt (25 January 2022). "The 2021 Music City Film Critics Association (MCFCA) Winners". Next Best Picture. Retrieved 25 January 2022.
- "Online Association of Female Film Critics 2021 Awards – Nominees". 17 December 2021. Retrieved 4 January 2022.
- Neglia, Matt (6 February 2022). "The 2021 Online Film & Television Association (OFTA) Nominations". NextBestPicture. Retrieved 7 February 2022.
- "2021 San Diego Film Critics Society Nominations". San Diego Film Critics Society. January 7, 2022. Retrieved January 9, 2022.
- "2021 WAFCA Award Winners". The Washington DC Area Film Critics Association. December 6, 2021. Archived from the original on December 21, 2017. Retrieved December 9, 2021.