BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Iron Claw is currently filming in Louisiana.

The entire movie will be filmed in the state and a bit of recent news has caught the attention of professional wrestling fans.

A professional wrestler is joining the cast of a movie about a famous wrestling family.

Pro Wrestler Maxwell Jacob Friedman, aka “MJF,” is in the movie.

Friedman joins Zac Efron, Lily James and others in the film.

The film is directed by Sean Durkin and it “follows the story of the Von Erichs, a dynasty of wrestlers who made a great impact on the sport from the 1960s to the present day,” according to IMDb.

This will be MJF’s first role in a feature film.

Maxwell Jacob Friedman signed with All Elite Wrestling in January of 2019 and has become one of their top stars.