Although Clear History kinda sucked balls, HBO has announced they’ll once again dip their toe in comedy feature waters with 7 Days in Hell, a Wimbledon mockumentary written by the co-executive producer of Girls. It will star Andy Samberg as a cocky badboy of tennis and Game of Thrones’s Kit Harrington as his humble rival as they face each other for a seven-day match at the famous tennis tournament. Fueling this rivalry is Karen Gillan as the supermodel that comes between them.
Beyond those roles, it looks like HBO is going the ensemble route again. The film also stars Nebraska brosefs Will Forte and June Squib, Michael Sheen, Fred Armisen, Mary Steenburgen, Soledad O’Brien, Howie Mandel, and Girls star Lena Dunham because it would probably get awkward in the HBO cafeteria if they hadn’t.
The film will look something like this: