Written and directed by Stephen Merchant and based on a true story, Fighting With My Family follows reformed gangster Ricky Knight (Nick Frost), his wife Julia (Lena Headey), daughter Raya “Paige” Knight
(Florence Pugh) and son Zak (Jack Lowden) 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. The once close brother and sister duo, begin to drift apart as Zak become jealous and threatened when her sister gets the opportunity to fight and take the stage when it’s something that his work his entire life for. As his sister’s star begins to rise, the family dynamic shifts, pressure ensues and the notion of family is 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. Will this family be able to overcome the pressures of success, family competition and the pressures that come along with success?
Producers: Kevin Misher, Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Stephen Merchant, Michael J. Luisi
Executive Producers: Andy Berman, Hiram Garcia, Daniel Battsek, Tracey Josephs, David Kosse, Rhodri Thomas
The cast stars: Florence Pugh, Lena Headey, Nick Frost, Jack Lowden, with Vince Vaughn and Dwayne Johnson. Fighting With My Family is rated PG-13. It premieres February 14, 2019 in Los Angeles and New York and wide on February 22, 2019
Official Site: FightingWithMyFamily.Movie
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Lynnette Nicholas is a NYC based writer, freelance journalist and voice actress. She writes about: women, black women, parenting, faith and pop culture. You can find her on Twitter posting inspirational content for women and young girls (@truelylynnette), or Instagramming (@lynnettenicholas).