Played by Will Smith, who won his first Oscar for Best Actor for it A Winning Family – King Richard, the film is available until June 30 at no additional cost to all Mediaset Infinity subscribers.
Because of the slap of Will Smith to presenter Chris Rock, during the ceremony where the star won hers first Oscar for Best Actor with just this movie, it’s easy to forget that A winning family – King Richard it is a work that has an importance in its own right and deserves to be recovered, especially by lovers of sports and motivational cinema: they can do it in streaming until June 30 on Mediaset Infinity its subscribers, who will have access to the feature film at no additional cost, for one week, as is customary in Premiere by Infinity.
King Richard – A winning family, a father and two tennis players
A Winning Family – King Richarddirected by Reinaldo Marcus Green, narrates the true story of the two tennis players Venus and Serena Williams, personality of this sport, but he does so starting from their difficult beginnings. The “King Richard” of the situation is Richard Williams (Will Smith), the father of the two, determined to overcome prejudices and social impediments to allow the two daughters to get where he had never been granted. The Williams family lived in the socially unstable Compton neighborhood of Los Angeles. Richard decided to train the girls in person, without specific experience, forging its character as well as physical endurance. Only when Richard realized that Serena and Venus were ready to compete against opponents, did he go in search of sponsors and mentors able, in his unquestionable judgment, to manage champions that the two would certainly become. Also for this reason, Richard put on the ropes the patience of many professionals who were also interested in the talent of the two girls.
King Richard, a true story and a great commitment
It may seem strange, given that the actor has been associated with Oscar often, but that of A winning family – King Richard it was the first statuette that Will Smith managed to get how best leading actor: in the past he had been nominated twice in the same catheogy, with Ali by Michael Mann (2001) e The pursuit of happiness (2006) by Gabriele Muccino. Not only that: as King Richard’s coproducer, it was in this case also nominated for best film.
It was since 2018 that the King Richard script had been circulating in Hollywood, so much so that it was included in the “Black List” of the best scripts not yet realized. Smith, who believed strongly in the project, then split his $ 40 million in earnings from the film among the other actors as a bonus for supporting him in the venture. Director Reinaldo Marcus Greenborn in 1981, originally from the Bronx, he had stood out here with us Monsters and Menpresented in one of the past editions of the Rome Film Fest.
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