WATCH: Emma Stone transforms into Billie Jean King for new movie

Emma Stone and Steve Carell. (Screengrab: YouTube)
Emma Stone and Steve Carell. (Screengrab: YouTube)

Cape Town – Emma Stone and Steve Carell reunite in their movie. 

The pair will play tennis players Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs in The Battle of the Sexes. 

The 1973 match between King and Riggs became one of the biggest sporting events ever to be watched on TV.

The film will focus on both the tennis match and their personal lives.

In the first trailer Carell debuts his chauvinist Riggs' during a press conference he says, "Don't get me wrong, I love women in the bedroom and in the kitchen."

Watch the trailer here: