The Iron Claw: Lily James Joins Cast For Wrestling Drama At A24

Deadline is exclusively reporting that Lily James is the latest name to join the cast of the A24 wrestling drama The Iron Claw.

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

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The report doesn’t state what role Lily James will be playing in the upcoming project. Her recent credits include Pam and Tommy and What’s Love Got To Do With It.

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The film is being written and directed by Sean Durkin, with the film co-financed by A24 and Access Industries. Tessa Ross, Derrin Schlesinger and Harrison Huffman serve as producers on the project. The film was developed by House Productions with the support of Access Entertainment and BBC Films.

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Lily James will join a cast includes Zac EfronHarris DickinsonJeremy Allen WhiteHolt McCallany and Maura Tinney.