It may sound a bit cynical, but Warner Bros. King Richard is one of those movies that you can almost feel is precisely designed with the glory of awards season in mind, which is not a bad thing when the quality of the film is so strong.
It’s one of the biggest stars of the modern era getting serious and fully immersed in the best performance of his career, Based on an uplifting and inspiring true story that has seen Venus and Serena Williams go from two spoiled kids at Compton to global superstars, famous names and a great tennis pair of all time.
King Richard has generated a strong buzz since it was first shown to critics this summer, and as you can see from the reactions below, Twitter agrees that The Academy Award may also be engraved with Will Smith’s name Up for Best Actor.
Smith has been nominated twice previously for Ali and Pursuit of happiness, but King Richard marks his best shot at the top of glory. It’s an incredible turnaround from the age of 53, but the competition is getting fierce with some heavyweights including Macbeth’s TragedyDenzel Washington, Clap, Clap… Boom!Andrew Garfield’s, Don’t look upby Leonardo DiCaprio, and The power of the dogBenedict Cumberbatch is expected to provide some big-name opponents for the trophy.
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