Covering some of the same ground as recently released feature “Borg/McEnroe,” which focused on the players’ battle for supremacy in the 1980 Wimbledon men’s final, the new documentary will look at the lives of the tennis legends before and after that iconic match-up, including, ultimately, the pair’s friendship.
Fledgling producer Hound Entertainment is making the film, and production is underway. Paul Bell (“Senna”) is among the producers. Riina Zachariassen and Adam Nielsen, who was Oscar-nominated for “A War,” are also attached. The film is being produced entirely from archive footage, some of which has never been seen before.
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