Saniyya Sidney and Demi Singleton to Channel The Williams Sisters in 'King Richard'
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The 'Fences' actress and the 'Godfather of Harlem' starlet are expected to star opposite Will Smith as they landed the coveted roles of Venus and Serena Williams in the Warner Bros biopic.

AceShowbiz - "Fences" and "Hidden Figures" actress Saniyya Sidney and Demi Singleton have landed the coveted roles of tennis sisters Venus Williams and Serena Williams, respectively, in Will Smith's new Warner Bros. biopic, "King Richard".

"When They See Us" star Aunjanue Ellis has also joined the cast as Williams matriarch Brandy Williams, according to Deadline.

Reinaldo Marcus Green will direct.

Jada Pinkett Smith will join her husband among the producers of "King Richard", which is slated to hit cinemas in November (2020). Will Smith will star as the title character, who steered his daughters to tennis glory.

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