We finally have a release date for Billie Jean King biopic Battle of the Sexes which stars Emma Stone.
Battle of the Sexes follows the tennis competition between King and Riggs captured the public imagination in 1973, when the No. 2 ranked King — who was 29 — beat Riggs, a 55-year-old former Wimbledon champion. Privately, King was also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, while Riggs put his reputation on the line in a bid to relive the glories of his past.
The biopic also features Andrea Riseborough as Marilyn Barnett, King’s hairdresser and lover; Elisabeth Shue as Riggs’ wife; Austin Stowell as King’s husband; Sarah Silverman as Gladys Heldman, the founder of World Tennis magazine; Natalie Morales as tennis player Rosie Casals; and Jessica McNamee as tennis player Margaret Court.
The film will now be released on September 22, 2017.