Emma Stone Will Play Legendary Tennis Player Billie Jean King In The Upcoming Flick Battle Of The Sexes!
This is going to be so good!
According to sources, Emma Stone has closed a deal to portray tennis player Billie Jean King in the upcoming Fox Searchlight film Battle Of The Sexes!
In case you aren't familiar, in 1973, the 29-year-old female superstar beat Wimbledon champ Bobby Riggs in a now-historical tennis match!
Riggs will be played by Steve Carell.
Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris will direct the movie from a script written by Simon Beaufoy.
Game. Set. Match!
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