The cast of The Iron Claw including Zac Efron posing for the camera
The Iron Claw Cast VS. Real-Life Wrestlers
The oldest of the Von Erich siblings, Kevin Von Erich, will be the movie's centerpiece. Winner of many WCCW and NCW championships, he's also a WWE Hall of Famer.
Efron as Kevin
His role is played by Zac Efron, who has added plenty of muscle mass and rocked a new hairstyle for the part. After seeing the movie, Kevin himself praised the actor's performance.
Kerry was the only Von Erich to claim the NWA World Heavyweight Title and later won the WWF Intercontinental Championship. In 1993, aged 33, he took his own life.
White as Kerry
His role is played by Jeremy Allen White, a rising star with numerous television roles and a Golden Globe award to his name. This will be his first major role in a movie.
David was a part of the siblings' iconic feud with The Fabulous Freebirds throughout the '80s. He even came close to winning the NWA World Heavyweight Title.
Dickinson as David
He died in 1984 at the age of 25, allegedly due to a drug overdose. His role is played by Harris Dickinson, 27, who has bagged supporting roles in numerous feature films.
Fritz, aka "The Iron Claw," was the patriarch of the Von Erich clan. He was a long-term fixture for the NWA and WCCW and won the AWA World Heavyweight Title once.
McCallany as Fritz
His role is played by Holt McCallany, of "Fight Club" fame. The 60-year-old holds a recurring role in the series "Mindhunter" and is slated for 2024's "Mission Impossible."
Ric Flair is one of the icons of WWE with 16 World Title reigns. He shared many battles with the Von Erichs, including an NWA World Title defeat to Kerry in 1984.
Eisenberg as Flair
His role is played by Aaron Dean Eisenberg, who has built a niche reputation for his physical, vocal, and aesthetic versatility. This will be his first major motion picture.