Connect with us

Celebrity

Richard Williams and Will Smith Sued In ‘King Richard’ Movie Lawsuit

Published

on

Richard Williams, Will Smith sued in King Richard

 

Richard Williams and Will Smith have found themselves at the centre of a lawsuit over the currently in-production biopic “King Richard”.

 

 

Williams, the father and coach of tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams, is reportedly being sued, along with Warner Bros. Entertainment and Smith’s production company Overbrook Entertainment, by TW3 Entertainment and Power Move Multi-Media, TMZ stated.

 

 

Will Smith stars as Richard Williams in the first trailer for the upcoming biopic King Richard trailer

Smith is playing Williams in the upcoming flick, which has been put on hold like many other movies due to the novel coronavirus crisis.

 

 

TW3 and Power Move claimed they were given the rights to Williams’ story after working out a deal with his son, Chavoita Lesane, to “buy his life and memoir rights for $10,000.”

 

 

Will Smith rocks shorts and knee high socks on the set of his new movie trailer

The documents reportedly stated the companies bought the rights to Williams’ 2014 book Black and White: The Way I See It and life story back in 2017, “an agreement they say barred anyone else from hitching a ride on his gravy train,” TMZ claimed.

 

 

Williams allegedly sold his rights to Warner Bros. for the movie for at least $1 million. The companies are now said to want an injunction requiring Warner Bros. to put all the profits from the film “into a trust for their benefit,” along with other damages.

 

 

Will Smith Stars in King Richard, a Biopic About Venus and Serena Willia

“This case presents an unfortunate and tawdry situation: the cold and calculating misappropriation and interference with Plaintiffs’ intellectual property,” the seven claim complaint from TW3 Entertainment and Power Move Multi Media filed in L.A.

 

 

Superior Court on Tuesday stated, Deadline reported. “Plaintiffs’ good faith and contractually protected efforts to bring an amazing story into visual art form were met with Defendants’ greed and disregard for Plaintiff’s existing rights.”

“King Richard” is scheduled to be released in November 2021.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement




Recent Posts

Serena Williams' daughter Olympia, Alexis Ohanian make red carpet debut Serena Williams' daughter Olympia, Alexis Ohanian make red carpet debut
News4 hours ago

Why Serena Williams didn’t Want Olympia to Come and Watch Her Matches

  In an earlier interview, when Olympia Ohanian was just 1-2 years old, Serena mentioned that she didn’t quite like...

Oracene Price Biography - tennis coach Oracene Price Biography - tennis coach
News7 hours ago

What Does Venus and Serena Williams’ Mother Do For a Living?

  Venus and Serena’s mother Oracene Price gets her own spotlight in Will Smith’s new movie ‘King Richard’. Here’s everything...

Serena Williams perfect Twerking Tutorial todaySerena Williams perfect Twerking Tutorial today Serena Williams perfect Twerking Tutorial todaySerena Williams perfect Twerking Tutorial today
News7 hours ago

Check out Serena Williams’ hot twerking tutorial (Video)

  Is your twerk game lacking? If so, then follow Serena Williams’ simple steps to booty-popping success. Serena Williams stuns...

Alexis Ohanian Shares Never-Seen-Before Video With Wife Serena Williams Wedding video Alexis Ohanian Shares Never-Seen-Before Video With Wife Serena Williams Wedding video
Tennis9 hours ago

Alexis Ohanian posts Never-Seen-Before Video With Wife Serena Williams

  Recently, the power couple celebrated their 4th year marriage anniversary. On the special day, Ohanian shared adorable footage from...

Richard Williams, Venus and Serena Williams Richard Williams, Venus and Serena Williams
News11 hours ago

How and Where did Serena Williams’ father learn tennis?

  Venus and Serena’s father, Richard Williams, has been a tennis instructor and coach. He started training both his daughters...

Richard Williams bio Richard Williams bio
Celebrity11 hours ago

What Does Venus and Serena Williams’ Father, King Richard Do For a Living?

  Day in and out, Serena Williams never forgets to acknowledge the role of her father in her life. He...

Venus Williams and her young millionaire boyfriend kiss Venus Williams and her young millionaire boyfriend kiss
News18 hours ago

Check Out Qualities Required to date Venus Williams, 41

  Just call her Miss Independent. Tennis star Venus Williams is Cosmopolitan magazine’s October covergirl — and in an accompanying...

Venus Williams, 41 and her 29-year-old millionaire boyfriend kiss Venus Williams, 41 and her 29-year-old millionaire boyfriend kiss
Celebrity19 hours ago

Venus Williams, 41 and her 29-year-old millionaire boyfriend

  Venus Williams, 41, and her millionaire boyfriend Nicholas Hammond packed on the PDA in New York City on Easter...

Venus Williams Clears Out Rumors About Hers and Serena Williams’ Iconic Beads Venus Williams Clears Out Rumors About Hers and Serena Williams’ Iconic Beads
Celebrity1 day ago

Venus Williams Clears Out Rumors About Hers and Serena Williams’ Iconic Beads

  The eagerly awaited ‘King Richard’ depicts the lives of two legends, Venus and Serena Williams. The story revolves around...

Richard Williams Net Worth Richard Williams Net Worth
News1 day ago

What Does Venus and Serena Williams’ Father Do For a Living?

  Day in and out, Serena Williams never forgets to acknowledge the role of her father in her life. He...

Advertisement




Copyright © 2017