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Emma Stone Will Play Legendary Tennis Player Billie Jean King In The Upcoming Flick Battle Of The Sexes!

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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!

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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!

[Image via WENN.]

Tags: battle of the sexes, billie jean king, direct, emma stone, film, film flickers, fox searchlight, movie, people, steve carell, wimbledon

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