The first trailer for the long anticipated 7 Days in Hell is finally here. If you've ever dreamed of watching Game of Thrones star Kit Harington have his brutal way with comedian Andy Samberg, this sneak peek for the HBO comedy special will surely leave you pleased. The two play tennis icons stuck in a heated rivalry that runs on for days.
7 Days in Hell will have it's debut on Saturday, July 11, which will mark the second weekend for this year's Wimbledon tournament. This sports "documentary" brings together the Lonely Islander and Jon Snow for the first time as two troubled tennis pros.This first trailer takes a look back at the pair of fictional players from the not-too-distant past, who played the longest and greatest tennis match of all time: a seven-day, five-set marathon that took literally everything out of them.
In addition to highlights (and lowlights) from the match, 7 Days in Hell also looks back at the lives and careers of the competitors: Aaron Williams (Andy Samberg), a hyper-malcontent, and Charles Poole (Kit Harington), a dim-witted prodigy who carried England's hopes for a tennis champion on his shoulders. 7 Days in Hell proved to be a success when it premiered to applause from the SXSW crowd earlier this year. The 45-minute parody of cable TV sports docs includes a fine ensemble of comedic talent that includes Karen Gillan, Mary Steenburgen, Will Forte, Lena Dunham, Michael Sheen, Fred Armisen, Howie Mandel and the great June Squibb. Take a look, and prepare for one of the longest tennis matches in history, only on HBO this summer: