First official photo revealed of Zac Efron as Kevin Von Erich in upcoming biopic iron claw,
The film will be produced by A24, and will follow the tragic story of the von Erich family, whose members shaped the wrestling landscape over several decades.
The photo shows Efron’s character in the ring, and can be seen below:
First watch Zac Efron as pro wrestler Kevin von Erich in Sean Durkin’s ‘The Iron Claw’ for A24.
Harris Dickinson, Jeremy Allen White and Lily James also star in the film. pic.twitter.com/JwzaY99kGH
— DiscussingFilm (@DiscussingFilm) 7 November 2022
As the image shows, Efron has dramatically changed his body in order to accurately mimic the body of a professional wrestler.
The film will likely explore the tragic side of the von Erich dynasty, the unfortunate fate of many of its members.
Other names associated with the project include:
Jeremy Allen White, who will play Kerry Von Erich.
Harris Dickinson will play the role of David Von Erich.
Fritz von Erich as Holt McClaney
Stanley Simmons as Mike Von Erich.
The film will also star Lily James, although her role is currently unknown.
The Von Erich family was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame by Michael Hayes as part of the Class of 2009. Kevin von Erich, who plays Efron, has commented on the film.
Ties with WWE and Hollywood have only strengthened in 2022, with Becky Lynch and Liv Morgan appearing on Young Rock and Chucky respectively.
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