The Academy Award-winning Warner Bros. drama King Richard, based on Venus and Serena Williams‘ father, was a smash hit. Following the fantastic film’s success, the American tennis sister duo are all set to come up with a new project to inspire and uplift the lives of black people. So let’s look at the new project’s details and see what the legendary sisters are up to this time.
We know both sisters for their outspoken nature when it comes to initiating social change and portraying their challenges and way of life to others as tennis stars. Both sisters have forged their own paths even after facing a lot of ups and downs in their professional careers.
Venus and Serena Williams team up for a new project
According to Deadline news, the iconic sister duo has teamed up with Oscar-nominated ‘Thar’ producer, Alexandra Milchan, to come up with an En Garde. The new feature is to be adapted for the big screen and Bush Renz (Antebellum) will direct the movie. In addition, Black Brother, a book released in 2020, will serve as in inspiration for the movie. Additionally, discussing the lives of black people is set to be among the central themes of the movie.
EXCLUSIVE: Venus and Serena Williams have teamed with Oscar-nominated ‘Tár’ producer Alexandra Milchan to develop ‘En Garde,’ a new feature to be adapted for the screen and directed by the duo known as as Bush Renz https://t.co/RrYttZYqfk
— Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) April 19, 2023
The story of the book revolves around two bi-racial brothers. While they try to find a way to navigate through the social hurdles, they face in their quest for equality.
The 42-year-old, who is very engaged in the entertainment industry, will thereafter join the film crew as a producer. Along with her younger sister, who has founded her own production company named 926 Productions.
However, this is not the only endeavor that will involve former American tennis greats. A few months ago, they teamed up with Will Smith, who plays King Richard, to mount a prestigious Hollywood project that will be based on soccer.
Williams sisters team up with Will Smith
The Williams sisters have taken on new hats as producers and joined the entertainment business. Yet, the sisters are unstoppable, working tirelessly one after the other to work as producers and illuminate people’s lives. The tennis superstars will act as executive producers for the upcoming sports documentary “COPA 71,” according to Variety reports.
The 41-year-old tennis legend also expressed her gratitude for the opportunity to be a member of the production team. And added that the documentary would tell the tale of one of the most influential and well-known moments in the history of women’s soccer. The historic 1971 football tournament that was held in Mexico will be the focal point of the film. What do you make of the new feature that involves the Williams sisters in the production team? Let us know in the comments section below.