If you’ve smelled what Stephen Merchant has been cooking, you’re probably pretty excited to watch the first trailer for his upcoming movie, “Fighting With My Family,” which tells the life story of retired WWE Superstar and current “SmackDown Live” commissioner Paige.
Below is the dramedy’s logline, per MGM:
Based on a true story, “Fighting With My Family” follows reformed gangster Ricky, wife Julia, daughter Paige and son Zak as they make a living wrestling together in tiny venues. When Paige and Zak get the opportunity to try out for WWE, the family grabs a once-in-a-lifetime chance to turn their wildest dreams into a dazzling future. However, brother and sister quickly discover that to become superstars, both their talent and their relationship will be put to the test.“Fighting With My Family” is a heartwarming and smart comedy that proves everything is worth fighting for when it comes to family.
Watch the trailer above.
“Fighting With My Family” stars Florence Pugh as Paige, Lena Headey as her mom, Nick Frost as her dad, Jack Lowden as her brother Zak, Vince Vaughn as WWE trainer Hutch Morgan, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as himself. Merchant also co-stars, providing some comic relief.
Johnson and Merchant are also counted among its producers, a list that includes Kevin Misher, Dany Garcia and Michael J. Luisi. Executive producers are Andy Berman, Hiram Garcia, Daniel Battsek, Tracey Josephs, David Kosse and Rhodri Thomas.
The PG-13 movie, which comes in association with Film4 and The Ink Factory, and is a WWE Studios, Seven Bucks Productions, and Misher Films production, enters theaters on Valentine’s Day 2019 in Los Angeles and New York City. It goes wide Feb. 22, 2019.
During her career, which was cut short due to a neck injury, Paige was a two-time WWE Divas Champion and was the inaugural NXT Women’s Champion.
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