Will Smith Reportedly To Star In Film About Venus & Serena Williams’ Dad [PHOTO]

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Will Smith is one of the hardest working actors in the world!

The actor is currently working on Bad Boys For Lif3, the third sequal to the classic 1995 film while stepping away from a reprising his previously confirmed role as Deadshot. Smith is also co-starring as the Genie in a live action remake of the Disney classic Aladdin.

Now, he will reportedly star as Richard Williams in a a brand new movie surrounding two of the best tennis players ever Venus and Serena Williams according to Variety.

The report says that the film will follow Richard as he is “overcoming hardship, skepticism, controversy, and his own troubled past to instruct his daughters, starting when they were four years old on the tennis courts of Compton, Calif. — despite not having a background in tennis.”

News of the casting has been met with mixed reviews as some on social media believe they should have hired a darker skinned actor to play the role.

How do you feel about the casting?