Film about Björn Borg opens film Festival Toronto
The movie is Borg/McEnroe, tennis player Björn Borg and his rival, John McEnroe, opens on 7 september the film festival of Toronto.
This reports The Hollywood Reporter.
At the world premiere of the film are the leading actors Shia LaBeouf and the Swedish actors Sverrir Gudnason and Stellan Skarsgard.
The film of the Danish director Janus Metz Pedersen is about the run-up to the Wimbledonfinale between the two tennisiconen Björn Borg (played by Sverrir Gudnason), and his rival, John McEnroe (Shia LaBeouf) in 1980. Stellan Skarsgard plays the role of Lennart Bergelin, the coach of Bjorn Borg.
The recordings were in Sweden, London, Monaco and New York. Borg/McEnroe goes on 4 October in the Netherlands will premiere during the Netherlands Film Fest in the FilmHallen in Amsterdam. Also there is Borg/McEnroe in the opening film.