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Holt McCallany To Play Fritz Von Erich In The Iron Claw

October 3, 2022 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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The upcoming Von Erich biopic The Iron Claw has founds its patriarch, with Holt McCallany set to face Fritz Von Erich. Deadline reports that McCallany (Mindhunters, The Losers, Nightmare Alley) is set to face the father of the wrestling family and WCCW ownner in the Sean Durkin-directed film.

McCallany joins a cast that includes Zac Efrom as Kevin Von Erich, Harris Dickinson as David Von Erich, and Jeremy Allen White and Kerry Von Erich. Durkin also wrote the film, which is being produced by A24 and is described as follows:

Based on the true story of the Von Erichs, the film follows the rise and fall of the Von Erich family, a dynasty of wrestlers who made a huge impact on the sport from the 1960s to the present day.