Shia DeBeouf Shooting “Borg vs McEnroe” Film As John McEnroe.

Actors Shia LeBeouf and Sverrir Gudnason are shooting a sports biopic about the rivalry of tennis legends John McEnroe & Björn Borg titled Borg vs McEnroe. The film is set for release in 2017. Directed by Janus Metz Pederson, Borg vs McEnroe is also starring actor Stellan Skarsgård (Thor, Nymphomaniac) as Lennert Bergelin & Robert Emms as Vitas Gerulaitis.

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Icelandic born Swedish actor Sverrir Gudnason & American actor and performance artist Shia LeBeouf.

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Stellan Skarsgård is a frequent collaborator with director Lars Von Trier (co-founder of Dogme 95 with Thomas Vinterberg) starred in the director’s first ‘commercial’ film of his Golden Heart Trilogy (Breaking The Waves, The Idiots, Dancer In The Dark), Breaking The Waves, with British actor Emily Watson.

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Skarsgård as Bootstrap Bill in the Pirates Of The Caribbean series.

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All of Stellan Skarsgård’s 8 children, including actors Alexander Skarsgård (eldest) & Gustaf Skarsgård.

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Ready to work on the courts.

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Sverrir Gudnason in character.

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Shia LeBeouf also in character.

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Mr Borg & Mr McEnroe had an amazing rivalry comparable to that of Roger Federer & Rafael Nadal.

Visit the H&M website page about the stylish 1970’s tennis players and more.

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Björn Borg & John McEnroe.

You have to admit these players had some good looks. Mr Borg with 5 buttons open, they used to drink Coca-Cola at breaks.

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