Fighting With My Family is a comedy-drama written, executive producedand directed by Emmy, BAFTA and Golden Globe award winner Stephen Merchant, based on the true personal story of WWE Superstar Paige and her family of professional wrestlers.
The film is inspired by the Channel 4 documentary The Wrestlers: Fighting With My Familyand tells the story of 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 brotherand 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.
Directed by: Stephen Merchant
Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Florence Pugh, Lena Headey, Nick Frost, Stephen Merchant, Vince Vaughn, and Jack Lowden
Release Date: 1st March 2019
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