King Richard starring Will Smith as Richard Williams and directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association .
The movie follows the life of Richard Williams, the father and coach of famed tennis players Venus and Serena Williams who also served as executive producers on the film. King Richard also stars Aunjanue Ellis, Saniyya Sidney, Demi Singleton, Tony Goldwyn, and Jon Bernthal.
King Richard was nominated in the following categories:
Movies Drama: "King Richard"
Actor in a drama: Will Smith, "King Richard"Best Actor in a Drama Motion Picture.
Supporting actress: Aunjanue Ellis, "King Richard"
Original song: "Be Alive" (from "King Richard")
This is Will Smith's 6th Golden Globes nomination overall and 4th for Best Actor in a Drama Motion Picture. The other two nominations were for his work on The Fresh Prince of Bel-aire.