The Iron Claw, a new film from A24, is set to tell the true story of the Von Erich wrestling dynasty. The film stars Zac Efron as David Von Erich, the eldest of the five brothers who became wrestling legends in the early 1980s. Jeremy Allen White co-stars as Kevin Von Erich, the youngest of the brothers. The film follows the rise and fall of the Von Erichs, from their humble beginnings in Texas to their meteoric rise to fame. The Von Erichs were known for their high-flying moves and their family-friendly image.
They were one of the most popular wrestling families in the world, and their matches were often sold out. However, the Von Erichs’ success came at a cost. The brothers were subjected to a grueling travel schedule and intense pressure to perform. They also struggled with personal demons, including drug addiction and depression.
The Iron Claw Release Date
The Iron Claw is scheduled to be released in theaters on December 22, 2023. The film is sure to be a must-see for fans of wrestling and sports biopics.