Here's Emma Stone as Billie Jean King in the First Battle of the Sexes Trailer

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We finally have an up-close peek at the face-off of the century (20th, that is). Emma Stone and Steve Carell put their acting chops to the test in upcoming biopic Battle of the Sexes, a film chronicling the widely televised 1973 tennis match between renowned players Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.

More than a battle of talent, the match became a competition of ideals—pitting feminist activist King (Stone) against self-proclaimed “male chauvinist pig” Riggs (Carell).

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Watch the trailer below for a glimpse at Stone and Carell in this sharp-tongued tennis flick. (One can’t help but notice the parallels between the memorable sports match and our recent election.) From what we can tell, it looks as though both acclaimed actors serve up impressive performances.

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Battle of the Sexes opens in theaters Sept. 22—you know we’ll be there.

SHOW TRANSCRIPT

[MUSIC] Coinage. Life, well spent. Presented by Geico. It's Oscar time, where Hollywood's chosen few go home with the film industries most coveted golden statuette where everyone else just well, goes home. For any ambitious actor, the honor of claiming an Oscar is simultaneously life and career changing, but then there's that academy award elite The acclaimed of the acclaimed who have collected multiple golden men over time. Here are the golden 5, Oscar's biggest winners. We start at number 5, with Lincoln himself, kinda sorta, Daniel Day-Lewis. Daniel took home 3 Academy Awards and has had 5 nominations and his total films have grossed over $500 million. Hollywood legend Ingrid Bergman brings us to number four. Bergman also won three Academy Awards through seven nominations, and she reportedly only made $25,000 for her classic, Casablanca. Here's looking at you, Ingrid. Here's number three. It's Jack Nicholson with yet another three Oscar wins. Looking like it's pretty hard to top the trio here. Jack has earned 12 nominations in his career and his films have brought him more than a whopping $1.7 billion. This devil not only wears Prada, but Meryl Streep has taken home three statues and has been nominated a record breaking 20 times. That's more nominations that any other actor ever. And Meryls films have raked in more that $2 billion at the box office. But is there any other who ever topped three Oscar wins? One woman did. The one and only Katherine Hepburn fills our number one spot. Winning four Academy Awards with 12 nominations. This Guess Who's Coming to Dinner star's total films have grossed more than $194 million. That's a lot of really nice dinners. [MUSIC] Coinage. Life, well spent. Presented by Geico.
 
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