Venus and Serena Williams Campaign for ‘King Richard’ – The Hollywood Reporter
When a movie about your childhood gets nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, you should take a little extra time to support it, even if you’re huge tennis legends. as busy as Venus Williams and Serena Williams. And that’s exactly what the Williams sisters are doing on behalf of King Richard as the final round of voting for the Oscars draws near, The Hollywood Reporter have learned.
The duo, who along with one of their sisters, Price Ishaas executive producer of the film, recorded a Q&A about the film this week alongside its Oscar-nominated stars, Will Smith and Aunjanue Elliswill broadcast after the screening of the SAG Awards this afternoon and after the screening tomorrow afternoon for CAA Amplify (a platform that “promotes and supports artists and leaders of color”).
Venus and Serena Williams also appeared on the cover of the March issue of Harper’s Bazaar movie promotion. Serena has booked several upcoming TV appearances in support of the series, including Daily Show with Trevor Noah and many promotional efforts are being made.
While, CHEAP already known, Price and Venus Williams will join the cast of the film at Sunday’s SAG Awards, where they were nominated for the top prize, best acting group; and Price and both Venus and Serena Williams will attend the Producers Guild Awards on March 19, the Critics’ Choice Awards on March 13 and the Academy Awards on March 27. .