Guess who’s strutting their stuff on the red carpet? None other than the man, the myth, the autograph-signing legend, Zac Efron! At the ripe age of 36, Zac dazzled fans and paparazzi alike at a special screening of his latest masterpiece, “The Iron Claw,” alongside the ever-charming Jeremy Allen White.
Hold onto your wrestling masks, because this movie dives deep into the wild and woolly world of professional wrestling in the early ’80s. Picture this: the Von Erich brothers, inseparable like peanut butter and jelly, making history in the ring. And we’re not talking about history like who invented the wheel; we’re talking about the kind of history that involves body slams, spandex, and more drama than a soap opera on roller skates.
The film unfolds the true story of these grappling siblings, navigating their way through the madness of the squared circle. There’s tragedy, there’s triumph, and there’s a domineering father-coach combo that’s straight out of a Shakespearean wrestling play. The brothers, fueled by dreams of larger-than-life immortality, embark on a quest for glory on the grandest stage in sports.
So, grab your popcorn, strap on your imaginary championship belt, and get ready for a cinematic rollercoaster that’s more thrilling than a tag-team match between Godzilla and a bunch of feisty kittens. Zac Efron, take a bow – you’ve just body-slammed your way into our hearts once again! The Iron Claw makes a blockbuster entrance into theaters on December 22, 2023.