Game, Set, Match! Andy Samberg and Kit Harington Star in the HBO Special Presentation, 7 DAYS IN HELL, July 11 on The Movie Network
— June 23, 2015
– Featuring appearances by tennis legends John McEnroe, Serena Williams, and Chris Evert, plus Lena Dunham, Will Forte, Howie Mandel, Jim Lampley, Michael Sheen, and more –
– Premieres during the one of the biggest weekends in tennis, the Wimbledon singles finals on TSN –
“You know nothing about tennis, Jon Snow…even fighting White Walkers doesn’t look this intense.” – Mashable.comTORONTO (June 23, 2015) – It’s man-bun versus mullet. Archrivals Aaron Williams (Golden Globe® winner Andy Samberg, Hotel Transylvania) and Charles Poole (Kit Harington, GAME OF THRONES) face off in an epic showdown – the longest tennis match in history – in the HBO special presentation, 7 DAYS IN HELL, premiering Saturday, July 11 at 11 p.m. ET on The Movie Network. In advance of 7 DAYS IN HELL, tennis fans can tune in to full-court coverage of WIMBLEDON exclusively in Canada on TSN.
Click HERE for a sneak peek of 7 DAYS IN HELL.
** Media Note ** – Download photos at http://www.bellmediapr.ca/Network/The-Movie-Network7 DAYS IN HELL follows two of the biggest tennis stars of their day: Aaron Williams (Samberg), a hyper-malcontent American bad-boy, and Charles Poole (Harington), a dim-witted prodigy who carried England’s hopes for a tennis champion on his shoulders. In 2001, these sworn archrivals met for the longest and greatest tennis match of all time, a seven-day, five-set marathon that took literally everything out of them.
Also appearing in 7 DAYS IN HELL are: Fred Armisen (PORTLANDIA); David Copperfield; Lena Dunham (GIRLS); Chris Evert; Will Forte (SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE); Karen Gillan (DOCTOR WHO); Filip Hammar (BOSTON TEA PARTY); Jim Lampley (THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY); Howie Mandel (AMERICA’S GOT TALENT); John McEnroe; Soledad O’Brien (REAL SPORTS); Michael Sheen (MASTERS OF SEX); Mary Steenburgen (TOGETHERNESS); June Squibb (NEBRASKA); and Serena Williams.
The special is directed by Jake Szymanski and written by Murray Miller. Executive producers are Andy Samberg, Miller, and David Bernad. Co-executive producer is Jonathan Buss.
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