The father of the most famous tennis players is being sued by people who claim to have bought the rights to his life story before. Will Smith he produced his own movie with himself as Richard.
Richard Williams, the father and coach of tennis superstars Venus and Serena Williams, He is being sued, along with Warner Bros. Entertainment and Will Overbrook Entertainment producer, by the competition, TW3 Entertainment and Power Move Multi-Media. TW3 and Power Move claim they blocked Richard’s story rights before WB and Will went ahead with a movie about him.
According to the lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, TW3 and PMMM claim that they were stripped of the film’s rights for the upcoming Warner Bros. biopic, “King Richard,” starring Will. like Serena’s pops.
In the documents, TW3 and PMMM claim they bought the rights to Richard’s book “Black and White: The Way I See It” and the story of life in 2017, a deal they say prohibited anyone else from uploading your salsa train.
According to the lawsuit … Richard sold his rights to Warner Bros. for the movie for at least $ 1 million, which TW3 and PMMM claim WB knew would make their contract worthless.
In the documents, production companies claiming to own the rights to Richard’s story want a court order requiring WB to put all profits from the movie ‘King Richard,’ which will be released this November, into a trust for their benefit. . and other damages too, of course.
We contacted Richard’s representatives … so far, we have received no news.