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Zac Efron Appears Unrecognizable in Bulked Up New Look for Kevin Von Erich Role

Hey, is that you Zac? Not long ago, the High School Musical star was spotted on the set of his new wrestling film The Iron Claw in a completely different look. He seemed quite buffed up in the snaps from the sets of his movie.

Continue further to see the drastic transformation of the Hollywood actor Zac Efron as he is set to play the role of wrestling legend, Kevin Von Erich in his new movie titled The Iron Claw.

Zac Efron shows off his bulked-up look from the sets of his new film ‘The Iron Claw’

On Monday, Zac was spotted on the sets of the new film, The Iron Claw, in Louisiana. He debuted an extremely beefed-up new physique, bowled cut, and a glowing tan as he is set to portray the character of Kevin Von Erich in the movie.

The Hollywood Heartthrob who is well-known for his muscular frame had to put on a substantial amount of muscle in order to replicate the physical appearance of the wrestling legend Kevin Von Erich. We must say he looks unrecognizable in his new avatar as Kevin.

Here’s everything you need to know about Zac’s new film ‘The Iron Claw’

For those of you who are unversed, let us tell you, Zac Efron’s upcoming movie, The Iron Claw is a drama that revolves around the Von Erich family, who created a dynasty that made a huge impact on the sport in their heyday in the 1960s until tragedy struck, again, and again.

Along with Zac Efron, the movie also stars Lily James, Harris Dickinson, Holt McCallany, Jeremy Allen White, and Maura Tierney. A24’s The Iron Claw will be written and directed by Sean Durkin.

As of this moment, the official date of the release of the film is not known. By all the things that have been revealed till now, we can speculate that the movie might hit the screens in either late 2023 or early 2024.

‘The Iron Claw’ is based on the true story of the Von Erich family

Yeah, you read that right. Zac Efron’s forthcoming movie titled The Iron Claw is based on the true life story of the Von Erich family. The central plot of the series will focus on the legendary wrestling family who made a big impact in the world of wrestling in the 60s. Everything was going smoothly for the Von Erich family until tragedy struck them continuously.

Jack Adkisson, who was popularly known as Fritz Von Erich started his career by playing a Nazi on the wrestling circuit in the 50s and 60s. The story of the Von Erich family is filled with tragedy.

Five of Fritz’s six sons passed away at a young age. Kevin is the only surviving member of the Von Erich family. Jack’s first son died at the age of six after an exposed wire electrocuted him and drowned in a puddle. His third son passed away at the age of 25 from a suspected painkiller overdose. Meanwhile, his fourth and fifth, and sixth sons committed suicide.

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Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


  1. Wrong guy to play Kevin. Matt Riddle would be better. When you watch Matt ,you see he’s a lot like Kevin. He styled himself after Kevin. Wrestling barefoot and all


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