Emma Stone to Play Billie Jean King in 'Battle of the Sexes'
Emma Stone just landed an awesome new movie role – she is set to play tennis legend Billie Jean King in the upcoming film Battle of the Sexes.
The 26-year-old actress will star opposite Steve Carell as tennis player Bobby Riggs.
The movie will follow the “competition between King and Riggs [that] captured the zeitgeist back in 1973, when at 29, the No. 2 ranked King beat the 55-year-old retired former Wimbledon champion Riggs,” according to Variety.
Pictured inside: Emma stepping out in New York City on Wednesday afternoon (November 18).
FYI: Emma is wearing an Ara Vartanian necklace.