Baby Driver star Lily James becomes the latest exciting name to boost the profile of this interesting pro-wrestling biopic.
The Iron Claw is a project that’s firmly on our radar. We have high hopes for director Sean Durkin’s follow up to The Nest, an enjoyable drama which showcased the Durkin’s aptitude for effective character study and The Iron Claw will almost certainly allow Durkin to flex those muscles once more, being a ‘gritty and transformative’ wrestling drama that follows the Von Erichs, a legendary family in the pro-wrestling world who have been beset by tragedy.
Maura Tierney, who has appeared in films such as The Report and Beautiful Boy, has recently been announced as playing the family’s matriarch, whilst as previously reported, the film will star Zac Efron. Harris Dickinson, Holt McCallany and Jeremy Allen White have all been announced as appearing too.
The cast for this one just keeps getting better though, with the news that Lily James is set to join the ensemble. James is coming off the back of the incredibly successful series Pam & Tommy and although her role in this project remains unknown, it’s another exciting addition to the ensemble.
A24 is backing the project, along with Access Entertainment, and BBC Films. We’re keeping our hopes up for The Iron Claw as it really could be one to watch. We’ll bring you more on the production as we hear it.
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- A24’s The Iron Claw gets first trailer
Zac Efron, Jeremy Allen White, Harris Dickinson and Stanley Simons play the real life Von Erich brothers in the trailer for The Iron Claw.
- A24 announces release date for pro-wrestling drama The Iron Claw
A24 is showing confidence in The Iron Claw, announcing a release date that ignores the uncertainty caused by the ongoing strikes.
The Iron Claw is a project that’s been firmly on our radar for some time now. We've long harboured high hopes for director Sean Durkin’s follow up to The Nest. That film was a rich [...]
- World’s first cinema that measures audience response to open in UK
Bristol will be home to The Instrument Auditorium, a cinema that measures heart rate, eye movement and brain activity.
From May of next year, production companies and studios will be able to get feedback on the films they are launching like never before. The Instrument Auditorium, opening in Bristol, is a 36-seater cinema that will be [...]
- Two more missing British sitcom episodes found
Two more missing sitcom episodes have been found: one featuring the great Eric Sykes and the other a vehicle for Hugh Lloyd and Terry Scott.
A few weeks ago, it was reported that lost episodes of Til Death Us Do Part and Hancock's Half Hour had been found.
Now, it has been announced that two more sitcom [...]
- Trailer arrives for Steve McQueen’s Occupied City
The four-hour documentary Occupied City, directed by Steve McQueen, examines the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam and modern parallels. Here's the trailer:
The trailer has arrived for British filmmaker Steve McQueen's next project. The Oscar-winning 12 Years A Slave director has developed Occupied City for A24 - a deep look into the city of Amsterdam both today and during [...]