Will Smith Talks Praise For ‘King Richard’ Will Smith is opening up about all the love “King Richard” has gotten. He said in a recent interview, “I thought ‘Pursuit of Happyness’ was the best movie I ever made. The reaction that ‘King Richard’ is getting is what I thought ‘Pursuit of Happyness’ was going to get, but something happened with this film that is very unique. I’ve never experienced this blanket level of appreciation for a movie.” The film is up for six Oscars, and he is nominated for Best Actor. The Oscars will be on March 27th. Do you think the movie will win a lot of awards?