‘Downton Abbey’ star Lily James revealed that she was left in awe when she saw ‘High School Musical’ hunk Zac Efron’s impressive body transformation for their upcoming sports biographical film ‘Iron Claw.’
James admitted that she struggled to concentrate on the set of the film because of Efron’s unrecognizable physique. She praised his determination to gain huge muscles and chiseled six-pack abs to portray his ‘wrestler’ character flawlessly.
“[He had] a great bowl cut, but he was also incredibly muscly, which was slightly more distracting, ” the actress said in a report.
“But what was more incredible is his performance, he has really transformed,” she continued, gushing over her co-star’s entirety.
The ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile’ actor debuted his new look on the set of ‘Iron Claw’ in Louisiana. He was spotted wearing a grey fitted tank top and skin-tight denim shorts paired with a bowl haircut— flaunting his tanned skin and muscular arms.
Aside from James, some people on the internet were also surprised by Efron’s body modifications.
“idc what glo up u show me. Zac Efron’s transformation still remains on top of the chart,” a Twitter user said.
In 2022, Efron posted a snap as Kevin Von Erich in his recent biopic on Instagram.
“First look at my latest project The Iron Claw! Can’t wait to show you more… let’s go,” the former ‘17 Again’ star wrote.
Fans just admired the actor’s total transformation as they happily replied to his Instagram post.
“Bro’s physique is Magnificent,” an Instagram user commented.
“Zac is that you? Lol. You’re always reinventing a new look for yourself. And I’m loving it! Keep up the positive energy and bright spirit,” one added.
“Omggg whatttttt? This looks sickkkk, wowwwww, I can’t waitt,’ another commented.
Efron’s newest movie, ‘Iron Claw’ follows the story of the Von Erich Dynasty, a family of wrestlers, and how they dominated the wrestling world during the 70s, 80s, and 90s. Trained by their father Fritz Von Erich, Kevin, David, and Kerry Von Erich dominate the ring, but not until their family is plagued by death, and Kevin is the only living son of Fritz today.
The movie is set for a 2023 theatrical release. However, no specific date has been announced yet.
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