For his forthcoming part in The Iron Claw, Zac Efron is has undergone such a remarkable makeover that he is hardly recognizable.
The Iron Claw is the work of well-known author-director Sean Durkin, but no official release date has been set. Along with his co-star Lily James, Efron has been sighted filming fresh sequences for the movie in Louisiana.
Fans were astounded to notice the changes in Efron’s physique in the first photographs of his most recent assignment.
The 35-year-old High School Musical star no longer resembles the Troy Bolton that we know and love; he is now so hulking that the Hulk has compared him.
Zac Efron’s Extremely Ripped Transformation for Wrestling
On Monday, November 7, the actor posted a first-look image from the A24 movie to his Instagram. Efron can be seen engaging his opponent in a wrestling match while wearing a pair of blue Speedos and doing a barefoot dropkick in midair.
The picture showcases Zac’s bulging abdomen and rippling biceps as his unaware opponent retreats in defeat. Efron wore a brown 1960s bowl-cut wig, which obscured his usual swish Hollywood hairstyle.
Kevin Von Erich Applauds Efron’s Ripped Physique
In the movie, Efron will portray Kevin Von Erich, a legendary wrestler. According to the website of the organization, the Von Erich family has been competing in the WWE since the 1960s.
The familial patriarch Fritz Von Erich trademarked the Iron Claw, a famous finishing maneuver. Of his six sons, five continued their wrestling careers in his footsteps. Kevin, the only surviving sibling who is currently 65 years old, will be portrayed by Efron as one of his sons.
Kevin held the WCWA World Heavyweight Championship at one point in time. He endorsed Efron and praised his ripped physique in an interview with TMZ, saying: “He’s got some tough work ahead of him, but I saw a photo of the man, he looked terrific. I’ve never had such excellent looks. I believe he will succeed greatly.
Efron must follow a rigorous exercise regimen, according to Kevin: “My children showed me his photo and he looked terrific. He must be exercising very hard.
Zac Efron’s Baywatch Workout Regime Took Toll on Mental Health
But rigorous training can have a negative impact on an actor’s mental health. Zac recently admitted that he developed depression while working hard to prepare for his 2017 movie, Baywatch.
He admitted to Men’s Health that the strenuous exercises required to get in top form were wearing him out: “I started to experience insomnia and I sank into a pretty deep depression, for a long time. That event left me feeling burned out.
In order to obtain his figure, Zac also acknowledged using the diuretic Lasix: “That Baywatch appearance, I don’t know if that’s actually feasible. Simply put, the skin contains too little water. Like, it’s false; it appears to be CGI.
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