Recommended Film of the Week: Borg vs McEnroe (15).
This biographical sports drama focuses on the famous rivalry between Björn Borg and John McEnroe at the 1980 Wimbledon Championships, culminating in their encounter in the men’s singles final.
The film, directed by Janus Metz Pedersen, is from a screenplay written by Ronnie Sandahl, and stars Sverrir Gudnason, Shia LaBeouf, Stellan Skarsgård, Tuva Novotny, and Robert Emms. The film opened the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.
Gudnason, who plays Borg, has revealved that in order to prepare for the part, he trained for 15 hours a week, with two hours of tennis and four workouts with a personal trainer.”
Leo Borg, the real life son of Björn Borg, portrays his father from the ages of 9-13, while actor Markus Mossberg portrays him at ages 14-17 and LaBeouf is John McEnroe:
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