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Zac Efron beefs up for new movie role as pro wrestler

Zac Efron Filming For 'AT&T's Life, Gig-ified' Event
Zac Efron Filming For 'AT&T's Life, Gig-ified' Event / Joe Scarnici/GettyImages

Zac Efronto get into tip-top shape for his role as famed pro wrestler Kevin Von Erich, in the biopic, The Iron Claw. Rocking long brown hair and a grey tank top and jean cut-off shorts, Zac showed off his beefed-up arms and frame to resemble the wrestling champ's frame—as he stepped out of his trailer.

Also lined up to star in the movie are actors Jeremy Allen WhiteLily James, and Harris DickinsonThe Iron Claw follows the true story of the Von Erich family, a dynasty of wrestlers who took the sport by storm across three generations.

The High School Musical alum recently opened up about his "bulking" journey for the role, sharing that he took an entirely different approach than when he was preparing for 2017's Baywatch, the main being not to overtrain, something he did for his role on the reboot..

"Something about that experience burned me out," he told Men's Health. "I had a really hard time recentering."