As reported by Deadline , Fox Searchlight Pictures has begun work on the movie " Battle of the Sexes " * ( Battle of the Sexes ).|
The plot will focus onthe famous tennis match of 1973 between 29-year-old Billie Jean King, ranked second in the world tennis players, and 55-year-old former Wimbledon champion Bobby Riggs, who resumed the game for this game your sports career. The match became a national sensation, showing the best television ratings since the moon landings.
The script for the film, with the active participation of King , was written by Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire) and directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (Little Miss Happiness). Danny Boyle and Christian Colson will be producing. Riggs will play Steve Carell (The Fox Hunter), and King will play Emma Stone ( Birdman).
" Battle of the Sexes " will have to withstand competition from two more films about the famous tennis match. Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti starred in one of them, and Will Ferrell in the other as Riggs . Fox Searchlight Pictures expects to stay ahead of the competition and release its film in 2016.
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The Topic of Article: Carell and Stone will play tennis.