After winning an Oscar earlier this year for her performance in La La Land, Emma Stone could be looking at another nomination for her next film, Battle of the Sexes. She’s playing tennis legend Billie Jean King, and the movie is based on the landmark 1973 match that pitted King (who was the world’s #1 female tennis player at the time) against former men’s champ Bobby Riggs (played by Steve Carell). For Stone, playing a real-life legend was a surreal experience, and she wanted to make sure she captured King’s real-life charisma. (Click on the media bar below to hear Emma Stone)
Battle of the Sexes opens in theaters on September 22.