Here’s a first official look at Emma Stone as Billie Jean King and Steve Carell as Bobby Riggs in Battle of the Sexes, the upcoming biography sports comedy movie directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris based on a script by Simon Beaufoy:
“Former tennis champ Bobby Riggs faces off against Billie Jean King in a highly-publicized exhibition match he calls ‘The Battle of the Sexes’.”
And here’s a picture of the actual tennis players back in the day:
And video of the original event:
Billie-Jean King plays Bobby Riggs in the Battle of the Sexes clash in the Astrodome, Houston, Texas in 1973.
Well, Emma Stone and Steve Carell do look the part, don’t they?
The film has yet to get an official release date.
Stay tuned with us for more details about the movie Battle of the Sexes!