AFM: 'Borg/McEnroe' Sells to Italy, Colombia

Courtesy of SF Studios

Shia LaBeouf stars alongside Sweden's Sverrir Gudnason in the biopic about the greatest rivalry in tennis.

Borg/McEnroe, the upcoming tennis biopic about the 1970s rivalry between tennis legends John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg, has closed multiple deals as AFM kicks off.

The drama, starring Shia LaBeouf as McEnroe and Swedish actor Sverrir Gudnason as Borg, was picked up by Lucky Red in Italy and by Colombian distributor Cineplex.

SF Studios, which is handling international sales, has already closed nearly a dozen countries for the Janus Metz-directed feature, including with Curzon for the U.K., Pretty Pictures for France, Vendetta for Australia/New Zealand and Ascot Elite for German-speaking Europe.

SF Studios also closed a trio of deals on Norwegian box-office hit Borning 2, inking with Poland's Kino Swiat, Spain's A Contracorriente and Shooting Stars in the Middle East for the Hallvard Braein-directed action comedy.