Inspired by the Channel 4 documentary The Wrestlers: Fighting with My Family, the film is written and directed by Stephen Merchant. Florence Pugh will play WWE Superstar Paige with Lena Headey, Nick Frost and Jack Lowden playing her family. Vince Vaughn, Dwayne Johnson and Stephen Merchant will also appear in the film.
The film is released in the UK and Ireland on March 1st, 2019.
Fighting With My Family Official Synopsis
Fighting With My Family and tells the story of a reformed gangster and former wrestler Ricky, his wife Julia, daughter Saraya and son Zak who make a living performing in tiny venues across the country. Ricky and Julia want a better life for their children and when brother and sister get the chance to audition for WWE, it seems the family dream is coming true and all their troubles will be solved. However, Saraya and Zak are about to learn that becoming a WWE Superstar demands more than they ever imagined possible as athletes and siblings. Wrestling has always kept this family together -but now it could tear them apart.