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Trailer reveals 1st glimpse of wrestling biopic "The Iron Claw" by A24

Watch now: Trailer for highly anticipated wrestling biopic 'The Iron Claw' starring Zac Efron and Jeremy Allen White.

Prepare to be captivated by the highly anticipated wrestling drama, "The Iron Claw," as A24, the entertainment company behind the Oscar-winning film "Everything Everywhere All at Once," releases its first trailer. Directed by Sean Durkin and starring Zac Efron and Jeremy Allen White, this film takes us on a journey through the real-life rise of the Von Erich wrestling dynasty in the 1980s.

"The Iron Claw" delves into the captivating tale of the Von Erich brothers, Kevin (played by Zac Efron) and Kerry (played by Jeremy Allen White), who became wrestling sensations in the 1980s. Director Sean Durkin skillfully explores the competitive world of professional wrestling and the immense pressure placed on the brothers as their father's favorites.

Their father, a former wrestler himself, pushes Kevin and Kerry to carry on his legacy, subjecting them to his demanding nature and ambitious goals. However, the Von Erichs' journey to success is plagued by a curse that seems to follow them relentlessly. Tragedy after tragedy befalls the family, leaving Kevin as the sole surviving member of his generation.

Zac Efron, renowned for his breakout role in Disney's "High School Musical," delivers a powerful and dramatic performance as Kevin Von Erich. This marks yet another noteworthy performance for Efron, following his role in the Vietnam War film "The Greatest Beer Run Ever" alongside Russell Crowe. Efron's portrayal of infamous serial killer Ted Bundy in Netflix's "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile" showcased his versatility as an actor.

Jeremy Allen White, recognized for his role in Showtime's "Shameless," delivers a compelling and emotionally charged performance as Kerry Von Erich. White's exceptional talent and range as an actor were evident in his breakout role as a young Chicago chef in FX and Hulu's Emmy-nominated series, "The Bear."

Joining Efron and White in the cast is the talented Harris Dickinson, known for his role in "Where the..." With such a stellar ensemble, "The Iron Claw" promises to be a truly enthralling and emotional biopic. Audiences can expect to be taken on a rollercoaster ride of triumphs and tragedies as they delve into the fascinating world of professional wrestling in the 1980s.

Prepare to be captivated, as "The Iron Claw" promises to be a gripping and emotionally charged film that sheds light on the captivating story of the Von Erich wrestling dynasty. With its talented cast, compelling storyline, and exploration of the highs and lows of professional wrestling, this film is sure to leave a lasting impact on audiences. So, get ready to step into the ring and experience the power and intensity of "The Iron Claw."

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