Zac Efron is all flying muscle in first look at upcoming wrestling drama ‘Iron Claw’



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Zac Efron is abs-In the first photo of his upcoming drama “Iron Claw”.

The actor shared the first image from the film A24 on his Instagram on Monday, showing him launching himself through the air in a blue Speedo as he pummels an opponent in a wrestling ring.

The image shows him nearly horizontal in the air, muscles rippling and hair flying as he kicks his unsuspecting opponent barefoot.

Efron will play wrestling legend Kevin Von Erich in the film. The Von Erichs are a famous wrestling family whose beginnings in WWE date back to the 1960s, according to the organization’s website. They were inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2009.

Family patriarch Fritz Von Erich became a standout performer in the industry, hitting a signature finishing move known as “The Iron Claw,” before five of his six sons followed in their father’s footsteps to become in fighters

Efron will play Kevin, the last surviving sibling, alongside co-stars Lily James (“Pam & Tommy”) and “The Affair” star Maura Tierney, who will play his mother Doris.

“The Iron Claw,” which does not yet have an official release date, comes from writer-director Sean Durkin, whose credits include 2011’s “Martha Marcy May Marlene” starring Elizabeth Olsen.

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