The Rock's Fighting With My Family filming in Norwich...and they need a local body double
PUBLISHED: 09:24 30 March 2017 | UPDATED: 08:23 31 March 2017
It is set to put the Norwich wrestling scene on the world stage and it has been revealed that The Rock's Fighting With My Family will be shooting in Norwich next week and the crew are on the hunt for a local body double.
The film will portray the story of Norwich-born WWE star Paige and her family and the cast includes Game of Thrones star Lena Headey and Wedding Crashers actor Vince Vaughn.
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Scenes for the movie are being shot in Norwich on Monday April 3 and Tuesday April 4 and a casting company are looking for someone to act as a body double for one of the main cast members.
The casting call states: “Amazing doubling opportunity on feature film Fighting With My Family, written and directed by Stephen Merchant. Production are looking for a double for one of the main cast members.”
Norwich City Council has confirmed that they are aware of the filming next week and the production company have sought all the relevant permissions.
It is has not been confirmed where the production company will be shooting in the city but there has been speculation on social media that locations include Mile Cross and the Royal Arcade.
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Filming for the Hollywood movie is already underway and scenes have been shot in the Staples Centre in Los Angeles and on Long Beach in California.
It has been reported that the film was purchased by MGM for a whopping $17.5 million in one of the biggest deals ever made in the European Film Market.