Danny Boyle plans to shoot a movie dedicated to the famous American tennis player Billie Jean King. This is reported by the NY Post.
The project will be worked on by the same team that made Slumdog Millionaire. - Writer Simon Boffey and Producer Christian Colson.
Recall that Billie Jean King participated in tennis competitions in the 60-80s of the 20th century. She is the absolute record holder for the number of victories at the Wimbledon tournament and one of the few who won all the Grand Slam competitions.
She was an active advocate of gender equality in professional sports. In 1973, the famous battle between Billie Jean King and former first racket of the world Bobby Riggs took place, which was called the Battle of the Sexes. King won the tournament with a crushing score.
Terms of work on the project have not yet been specified. This project is expected to be Boyle's next project.
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