Vince Vaughn Boards Fighting With My Family

Posted by at 11:23 am on February 15, 2017

Dwayne Johnson has announced that Vince Vaughn (Hacksaw Ridge, True Detective) has joined the cast of the real-life wrestling comedy/drama Fighting With My Family. Vaughn will portray an “80’s wrestling star who squandered his money and opportunities.” The film will start principal photography in Los Angeles and London this month.

The cast also includes English actors Lena Headey and Nick Frost as Julia and Ricky Knight, parents of WWE Superstar Paige. Johnson will also play a role in the film, along with rising star Florence Pugh, who will play WWE Superstar Paige, and Jack Lowden, who will play her brother, Zak.

Johnson and Dany Garcia’s Seven Bucks Productions, Misher Films, WWE Studios, and Film4 are all teaming up to produce the upcoming feature film, written and directed by Stephen Merchant, based on the true personal story of WWE Superstar Paige and her family of professional wrestlers.

Stephen Merchant (The Office, Hello Ladies) has signed on to write, direct and executive produce Fighting With My Family.

Seven Bucks Productions’ Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia will serve as executive producers. Kevin Misher of Misher Films will produce alongside WWE Studios President Michael Luisi. WWE Studios are co-financing the film with Film4, who have developed the project from its inception.

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