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Sneak Peek released of The Rock’s Fighting With My Family movie about Norwich wrestler

PUBLISHED: 12:50 08 April 2018 | UPDATED: 16:18 08 April 2018

WWE star Paige. Picture John Giamundo/2015 WWE, Inc

WWE star Paige. Picture John Giamundo/2015 WWE, Inc

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After months of anticipation, a first look at the upcoming movie Fighting With My Family about a wrestler from Norfolk has been revealed.

The film by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Stephen Merchant follows the Knight family of wrestlers from Norwich and their daughter Paige’s journey to become a WWE champion.

A never-before-seen clip from the movie, lasting one minute and 56 seconds, was released on Saturday, April 7 and features Florence Pugh as Paige and Jack Lowden as her brother Zak, backstage at WWE try outs.

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During the scene the pair bump into wrestling legend The Rock and ask him for advice on winning over the crowd.

The Rock's Fighting With My Family is fliming outside Norwich Market. Director Stephen Merchant and lead actress Florence Pugh are among crew on set. Photo: Courtney PochinThe Rock's Fighting With My Family is fliming outside Norwich Market. Director Stephen Merchant and lead actress Florence Pugh are among crew on set. Photo: Courtney Pochin

Paige introduced the exclusive footage on Saturday at the NXT TakeOver: New Orleans show.

She said: “Paige here and I’m extremely excited to show you a sneak peek of the new movie based on my life called Fighting With My Family.

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“This scene where my brother and I are backstage at WWE for the very first time features some incredible actors playing us and some guy in a hoodie you might have heard of.”

Welcoming the Fighting With My Family crew to Norwich with a sweet treat from Macarons & More. Photo shows (L-R) our reporter Courtney, Pochin, Ricky Knight, Florence Pugh and Sweet Saraya. Photo: Tom VinceWelcoming the Fighting With My Family crew to Norwich with a sweet treat from Macarons & More. Photo shows (L-R) our reporter Courtney, Pochin, Ricky Knight, Florence Pugh and Sweet Saraya. Photo: Tom Vince

Also starring Lena Headey, Nick Frost and Vince Vaughn, scenes for the movie were filmed on location in Norwich and Great Yarmouth in April 2017.

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Fighting With My Family is set to be released in the UK on September 28 2018.

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