February 22, 2024

The paywalled article is about a pro wrestler’s body transitioning throughout his career. The article discusses how Zac Efron’s body transitioned from his role in “High School Musical” to “Baywatch” and ultimately to “The Iron Claw.” The film is described as a study of Efron’s face and demeanor, as well as his physical transformation. The comparison to Mickey Rourke’s performance in “The Wrestler” is also discussed, contrasting the films’ depiction of wrestlers’ post-stardom struggles. The article concludes by highlighting the film’s emphasis on the family unit and new generation to remedy past tragedies. It describes the final scene where the wrestler’s two sons comfort him, symbolizing the possibility of healing and moving forward.