‘Battle of the Sexes’ Official Trailer

Fox Searchlight Pictures just released the first look at Emma Stone and Steve Carell in Battle of the Sexes, an upcoming 2017 comedy-drama film based loosely on the infamous 1973 tennis match between Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King. The film, which also stars Sarah Silverman, Austin Stowell, and Elisabeth Shue, swings into theaters on September 22nd, 2017.

“The electrifying 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs was billed as The Battle of the Sexes and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time. The match caught the zeitgeist and sparked a global conversation on gender equality, spurring on the feminist movement.”