Battle of the Sexes
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The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.
Toronto: Sunday 10th September 2017 – Ryerson Theatre, Toronto, Canada
Los Angeles: Sunday 16th September 2017 – Regency Village Theatre, Westwood, CA
New York: Tuesday 19th September 2017 – SVA Theatre, New York City, New York
London: Saturday 7th October 2017 – Odeon, Leicester Square, London
Directed: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Starring: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Sarah Silverman
- The film made over $13 million at the worldwide box office against its $25 million budget.
- Brie Larson was going to replace Emma Stone due to scheduling conflicts before Stone’s diary was cleared up.
- Tennis players Kaitlyn Christian and Vince Spadea acted as Emma Stone and Steve Carell’s body doubles during match scenes.
- This marks the second time Emma Stone and Steve Carell have worked together.
- In 1973, Billie Jean King was 29 and Bobby Riggs was 55. When filming took place, Emma Stone was 28 and Steve Carell was 54.
Behind The Scenes
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