WHO’S IN IT?
Emma Stone (La La Land), Steve Carell (Foxcatcher), Andrea Riseborough (Birdman), Sarah Silverman (School of Rock), Bill Pullman (Independence Day), Alan Cumming (Spy Kids), Elisabeth Shue (Leaving Las Vegas), Austin Stowell (Bridge of Spies), Natalie Morales (Going the Distance), Eric Christian Olsen (Eagle Eye), Lewis Pullman (film debut), Jessica McNamee (The Vow), Martha MacIsaac (Superbad), Wallace Langham (Weird Science), Mark Harelik (Election), Fred Armisen (The Rocker), Chris Parnell (21 Jump Street), John C. McGinley (The Belko Experiment)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Jonathan Dayton (Little Miss Sunshine) and Valerie Faris (Ruby Sparks), directors; Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire), writer; Danny Boyle (T2 Trainspotting), Christian Colson (127 Hours) and Robert Graf (True Grit), producers; Nicholas Britell (Moonlight), composer; Linus Sandgren (La La Land), cinematographer; Pamela Martin (The Fighter), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 1973, renowned female tennis player Billie Jean King (Stone) is challenged by former world number one Bobby Riggs (Carell) to an exhibition match – but it’s not until King faces humiliation after humiliation in the male-dominated industry simply because of her and her fellow players’ gender, that she eventually decides to accept…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Tennis has never been more fun to watch nor its players more exciting than in this entertaining recreation of the infamous match between Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King.