Liev Schreiber and Susie Abromeit are the most recent additions to the forthcoming Warner Bros. pic King Richard, Deadline has confirmed. The pair will be part of Will Smith within the movie which tells the story of Richard Williams, the daddy of tennis icons Venus and Serena Williams who will probably be performed by Saniyya Sidney (Fences, Hidden Figures) and Demi Singleton (Godfather of Harlem), respectively.
Schreiber is about to step within the position of real-life tennis coach Paul Cohen, who has labored with legends John McEnroe, Pete Sampras and others. Abromeit will play New York Instances reporter Robin Finn
Reinaldo Marcus Inexperienced will sit within the director’s chair for the movie written by Zach Baylin. It’s a real story of the hardscrabble however iron-willed father of Venus and Serena Williams who had a plan to make his daughters the best tennis gamers on the planet.
Schreiber, who lately wrapped the ultimate season of Showtime’s Ray Donovan, could be seen subsequent on the massive display screen in Wes Anderson’s upcoming The French Dispatch. He’s repped by UTA and Untitled Leisure.
Abromeit’s credit embrace Jessica Jones and Chicago Med. She is repped by Modern Artists and Business Leisure.
King Richard, a Westbrook Studios and Star Thrower co-production, is being produced by Tim White, Trevor White, and James Lassiter with Allan Mandelbaum, Jada Pinkett Smith and Caleb Pinkett serving as govt producers. Peter Dodd is overseeing the venture for the studio. The movie is slated to open in theaters on November 25.