Zac Efron is abs-olutely going for it successful the archetypal photograph from his upcoming play “Iron Claw.”
The histrion shared the first-look representation from the A24 movie to his Instagram connected Monday, showing him hurtling done the aerial successful a bluish Speedo arsenic helium lands a driblet footwear connected an hostile successful a wrestling ring.
The representation shows him near-horizontal successful midair, muscles rippling and hairsbreadth flying arsenic helium delivers the barefooted footwear to his unsuspecting rival.
Efron volition beryllium playing wrestling fable Kevin Von Erich successful the film. The Von Erichs are a celebrated household of wrestlers whose commencement successful the WWE dates backmost to the 1960s, according to the organization’s website. They were inducted into the Hall of Fame successful 2009.
Family patriarch Fritz Von Erich became a apical performer successful the industry, trademarking a distinctive finishing determination known arsenic “The Iron Claw,” earlier 5 of his six sons followed successful their father’s footsteps to go wrestlers.
Efron volition represent Kevin, the past surviving brother, other costars Lily James (“Pam & Tommy”) and “The Affair” prima Maura Tierney, who volition play his parent Doris.
“The Iron Claw,” which does not yet person an authoritative merchandise date, comes from writer-director Sean Durkin, whose credits see the 2011 Elizabeth Olsen-starring “Martha Marcy May Marlene.”