The Oscar-nominated filmmakers of Little Miss Sunshine tackle the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) & Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell).
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Alan Cumming is the latest actor to join the growing cast of the Billie Jean King biopic Battle of the Sexes, which will focus on the groundbreaking 1973 “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match between King and Bobby Riggs.
Sarah Silverman is the latest actor to join the all-star cast of the Billie Jean King biopic Battle of the Sexes as Gladys Heldman, the founder of World Tennis magazine and avid supporter of King and other females in the sport.
The Billie Jean King, biopic, Battle of the Sexes has tapped Austin Stowell to play the feminist and tennis icon’s husband, Larry King.
Co-starring Steve Carell, the upcoming biopic, BATTLE OF THE SEXES, was set to star Emma Stone as Billie Jean King, the 1973 female tennis pro who defeated a male former Wimbledon champion.
The duo are in negotiations.
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