Please verify

Blaze Media
Watch LIVE

Actor Will Smith’s latest role is making waves — because some people don’t think he’s black enough for it


What next?

Tristan Fewings/Getty Images

Actor Will Smith was reportedly named to portray tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams' father in an upcoming film about the family and their roots, but some people don't believe that Smith is black enough for the role.

What are the details?

Smith has reportedly been tapped to play 77-year-old Richard Williams in an upcoming biopic titled, "King Richard." In addition to being the tennis sisters' father, Richard also served as their coach, knowing nothing about the sport prior to their meteoric rise to fame.

Read MoreShow less
Most recent

Teen girl killed in suspected shark attack while swimming with dolphins

All Articles