The comedy stars Emma Stone and Steve Carell and is set in the 1970s, based on the true story of a wacky tennis match between these two individuals. The name is spot on - it was (and still is) a "battle of the sexes", but the spunky awkwardness of the whole thing makes for hilarious moments for us to now enjoy on the big screen. The cast includes Elisabeth Shue, Andrea Riseborough, Natalie Morales, Alan Cumming, Eric Christian Olsen, Sarah Silverman, and Martha MacIsaac. This looks as good as I was hoping, perhaps even better, can't wait to see it. I dig the vintage Fox Searchlight logo, and I love the poster as well.
Here's the first trailer (+ poster) for Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris's Battle of the Sexes, on YouTube:
The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell).Battle of the Sexes is directed by filmmakers Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris, both of the films Little Miss Sunshine and Ruby Sparks and tons of music videos previously.Read more at FirstShowing