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Emma Stone's Lucky Role

Emma Stone felt very ''lucky'' to play Billie Jean King in 'Battle of the Sexes'.The 28-year-old actress portrays the US sporting legend in the upcoming biopic, which looks at the sporting ace's famous 1973 showdown...

Emma Stone 'Loved' Building Muscle For Movie Role

Emma Stone ''loved'' gaining 15 pounds of muscle for her role in 'Battle of the Sexes'.The Oscar-winning actress stars as tennis icon Billie Jean King in her latest on-screen role, which centres on King's famous...

Emma Stone Struggled Filming 'Battle Of The Sexes'

Emma Stone found filming 'Battle of the Sexes' ''super challenging''. The 28-year-old actress portrays the American professional tennis player Billie Jean King in the upcoming biography, but the star has revealed she struggled with the...

Emma Stone To Pay Tribute To Billie Jean King At The Us Open

Emma Stone is to honour tennis legend Billie Jean King before the Women's Final at this year's US Open.The Academy Award-winning actress is poised to portray King in her upcoming movie 'Battle of the Sexes'...

Emma Stone Failed At Tennis Against Billie Jean King

The Easy A actress portrays the former world number one in the 2017 sports comedy Battle of the Sexes, opposite Steve Carell, and when Billie Jean heard the movie star needed a few...

Emma Stone ‘Enlists Body Double For Tennis Movie’

The 27-year-old actress plays tennis icon Billie Jean King in the upcoming film, which tells the story of the now famous match in 1973 between King and retired 55-year-old male player Bobby Riggs. However, Emma’s...

First Look At Emma Stone As Billie Jean King

In a still replicating an archive photo of Billie and tennis player Bobby Riggs from 1973, the Hollywood beauty is pictured at a press conference announcing the epic tennis match, reports The Hollywood Reporter. Emma...

Emma Stone Returns To Play Tennis Legend Billie Jean King

The Amazing Spider-Man star passed on the role due to a scheduling conflict, and producers subsequently cast Trainwreck's Brie Larson as King opposite Steve Carell as fellow tennis star Bobby Riggs in the...

Brie Larson 'In Talks To Star In Battle Of The Sexes'

Brie Larson is in talks to replace Emma Stone as Billie Jean King in 'Battle of the Sexes'.The 25-year-old actress - whose previous film credits include '21 Jump Street' and 'The Gambler' - has been...

Brie Larson In Talks To Play Tennis Legend Billie Jean King

The Amazing Spider-Man star Stone was forced to pass on the role due to a scheduling conflict, according to Variety.com, and now Trainwreck actress Larson has emerged as the favourite to portray King...

Emma Stone To Play Billie Jean King In Danny Boyle's Battle Of The Sexes

The Crazy, Stupid, Love co-stars will reunite for the project, which will chronicle the sports legends' 1973 tennis court meeting in Houston, Texas, where 29-year-old King, then the world's number two woman, beat...

Will Ferrell To Star In Tennis Drama Match Maker

Will Ferrell is set to star in tennis drama 'Match Maker'.The 'Anchorman 2: the Legend Continues' actor will play Bobby Riggs, who first found fame as a professional sportsman in the 1940s but hit headlines...

Danny Boyle To Direct Billie Jean King Biopic - Report

British filmmaker Danny Boyle is reportedly set to direct a biopic about U.S. tennis legend Billie Jean King.The director has been working with his Slumdog Millionaire screenwriter Simon Beaufoy and producer Christian Colson to bring...

Prince William And Kate Soak Up The Sun At Wimbledon

Britain's Prince William and Duchess Catherine visited Wimbledon today (27.06.11).The couple - who tied the knot on April 29 at London's Westminster Abbey - took their place in the royal box in 31 C heat...

Elton's Tennis Games Are Too Tough For King

Tennis-loving pop star SIR ELTON JOHN has called game, set and match on his regular court battles with former champion BILLIE JEAN KING - because she's no longer a challenge for him.The racket-wielding rocker is...

Martina Talks To Campmates About Coming Out Of Closet

I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! contestant Martina Navratilova has spoken to her fellow campmates about revealing her homosexuality.The tennis legend, whom Billie Jean King called "the greatest singles, doubles and mixed doubles...

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Elton Auctions Off Villa Stays

ELTON JOHN has opened the doors to his homes in Venice, Italy and Nice, France for wealthy fans who are prepared to pay high rents to his Aids Foundation charity. The rocker auctioned off...

Elton Court Date With Billie Jean King

ELTON JOHN will face tennis legend BILLIE JEAN KING in a mixed doubles match for the singer's AIDS Foundation charity and the National AIDS Fund. The 12th annual World Team Tennis All-Star Smash...

Elton John Delayed By Garbage Men

Legendary pop singer SIR ELTON JOHN was forced to circle the block before entering a benefit bash on Wednesday night (12NOV03) - because a garbage truck blocked his limousine. The CROCODILE ROCK star and...

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