It’s a sad story. There are all kinds of stories in professional wrestling and a lot of them are some of the sadder that you will hear in sports. Some of the stories are about the tragedies that befall wrestlers and wrestling families. Most fans have heard of a fair few of these stories and now one of the most infamous tragedies is going to he heard by a lot more people.
According to PWInsider.com, a biopic about the Von Erich wrestling family will begin filming in Louisiana later this year. The film will be titled “Iron Claw” and will star Zac Efron as Kevin Von Erich and, according to Deadline, Harris Dickson as David Von Erich with more casting to be announced. The film currently has no involvement from the actual Von Erich family. There is no word on a planned release date.
Opinion: This is going to be a rough sit as the Von Erich family is one of the saddest stories that you will find in all of wrestling. It is one horrible moment after another and unfortunately it just kept getting worse. The movie is going to be one of the harder things for wrestling fans to sit through as they are going to know what is coming, and that can make the whole ordeal even worse.
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