Lachin Kerbabaeva – Staff Writer
The feature film King Richard was released in theaters on Nov 19. The plot focuses on the story of the father, who raised two world tennis champions, Venus and Serena Williams. Zach Beylin wrote the script for the film. Reinaldo Marcus Green directed it.
The main character was played by the famous actor Will Smith. His character Richard Williams is the father of tennis players, Serena and Venus Williams. He never played tennis and knew little about the training of professional tennis players. However, he planned to train all his daughters, but only Serena and Venus showed natural talent. The film is based on real-life events of famous tennis players.
House of Gucci is a crime drama movie that comes out on Nov 24. The film is based on a true story, but Sara Gay Forden’s book The House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder Madness Glamour and Greed was taken as a literary basis for the script.
The film tells a story about Maurizio Gucci, the grandson of the legendary founder of Guccio Gucci. For some time, Maurizio headed the fashion house, but in 1995 a man was killed by a hitman near his office. His ex-wife Patrizia Reggiani was convicted of organizing the contract murder of Maurizio Gucci. The wife of a businessman spent 18 years in prison and was released in 2016.
The beginning of the filming House of Gucci was known back in 2006. The director was Ridley Scott, known to the audience from such films as Alien (1979), Blade Runner (1982), Gladiator (2000), The Martian (2015). The main roles were to be played by Angelina Jolie and Leonardo DiCaprio.
Six years later, the film did not advance in production, and then Scott was replaced by his daughter Jordan, who decided that Penelope Cruz would play the main character. Four more years passed, and the director’s chair was taken by Wong Kar-wai, who invited Margot Robbie to the main role. Only at the end of 2019 it was decided that Ridley Scott would direct the movie, and Lady Gaga would play Patrizia Reggiani, and Adam Driver would play Maurizio Gucci.
West Side Story is a musical drama directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Tony Kushner. The director is known to audiences for such films as Schindler’s List (1993), Catch Me If You Can (2002), Jaws (1975), Saving Private Ryan (1998), Ready Player One (2018). The film West Side Story is an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical with the same name by Arthur Laurent, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, based on Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet.
The plot of the film focuses on a couple; Maria and Tony who are in love with each other, but the problem is that both belong to the warring street gangs – Jets and Sharks. Will the lovers find their happiness, or will it end like in Shakespeare’s story? Viewers will be able to find out on Dec. 10 in cinemas.
The highly anticipated third Spider-Man movie hits movie theaters on Dec. 16 under the title Spider-Man: No Way Home. The film is a sequel to Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), WandaVision (2021) and a prequel to the upcoming film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022).
The life and reputation of Peter Parker are in jeopardy as Mysterio revealed the secret of Spider-Man’s identity to the world in the second part. Now, to regain his normal life, Peter turns to Doctor Strange, so that he makes the whole world forget that Peter Parker is a superhero. However, Parker doesn’t want his best friend, girlfriend MJ and Aunt May to forget about it. Unfortunately, Doctor Strange’s spell is not working at all according to plan.
Unexpectedly, new and old enemies of Spider-Man begin to crawl out of another dimension, and in such numbers that it will be extremely difficult to deal with them alone. The film was directed by John Watts. The actors who played the main characters are Tom Holland as Peter Parker and Spider-Man, Zendaya as Michelle Jones, and Marisa Tomei as May Parker.