Serena and Venus Williams has become an inspiration to millions around the globe and to tell about the struggles and unknown side of their journey, ‘King Richard’ has been curated. The film received a lot of love from the audience and critics and everyone has to admire the actors who perfectly portrayed the journey of the two sisters.
In an interaction with the Hollywood Reporter, Saniyya Sidney and Demi Singleton, stars of Venus and Serena Williams’ roles, talked about how they prepare for everything to be perfectly fine on screen and the importance of it. importance of two actors. to get the perfect Serena-Venus chemistry.
“Will Smith Became Our Dad”: Saniyya Sidney
Speaking of how she developed great chemistry with Demi, Sidney asserted, “We would go to The Grove every weekend. That is really important not only for us but also our director, Mr. Rei [Reinaldo Marcus Green], our chemistry is real and our sisterhood is shown on screen. ”
Sidney said that even when filming was halted due to Covid-19, she and Demi kept in constant contact. She also reflects on how hard it was for her to learn tennis. “Learning to compete in the amount of time we have has not been easy, especially playing two of the greatest athletes of all time. That makes it a little more difficult. I feel like if we just learned to play like Saniyya and Demi, instead of Venus and Serena, it would be a little easier.,” she declared.
She also talks about how Will Smith made things incredibly easy for her and Demi. “Brother Will retains character, but at the same time, it keeps us in character. He would never call us Saniyya and Demi. That’s the nickname for Venus and Serena, or Junior and Mika. He became our father,” she speaks.
‘King Richard’ created Oscar Buzz and rightfully so. The actors, the director and everyone involved did a great job. When you are describing the life stories of great people like Serena and Venus, it’s become increasingly important to address every aspect of their lives and that’s exactly what we saw in the movie.
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