MJF considers himself a generational talent, and he clearly has many ways to back up his claims. He is now the AEW World Champion, and that is just the tip of the iceberg for the Salt of the Earth. He is also start to act in the ‘Iron Claw’ film and it seems MJF has revealed which wrestler he will portray in the film.

The Iron Claw is a movie about the rise and fall of the legendary Von Erich family, who made a huge impact on the sport of professional wrestling in the 1960s. The title of the movie is based on Von Erich’s finishing hold.

The film is set to star Zac Efron, who will play Kevin Von Erich in the movie. Besides Zac Efron, the film will feature the likes of pro wrestling legend Ric Flair and AEW World Champion MJF.

While speaking to Marc Maron on his WTF podcast, MJF talked about his upcoming role in the ‘Iron Claw’ film. MJF finally revealed that he will be portraying the role of Lance Von Erich.


“I just booked a role and just finished wrapping with a movie called ‘Iron Claw,'” Friedman said. “It’s about the Von Erichs. … [I played] Lance Von Erich, and he may or may not have held up the promoter for money. Who’s to say?”

The film will also mark MJF’s acting debut and fans are certainly quite excited about the upcoming project. We will have to wait and see how the film will turn out.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet, a professional wrestling fan for over 20+ years, found his passion during the Monday Night Wars. With expertise honed over decades and a broad spectrum of interests including TV, movies, anime, novels, and music, he offers insightful analysis and coverage. Respected in the industry, Subhojeet keeps fans informed and engaged with his knowledge and perspective.

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