Monday March 27, 2017

Amanda Crew transforms into a wrestler in Chokeslam with help from Mick Foley

Actress Amanda Crew stars in the new film, Chokeslam.

Actress Amanda Crew stars in the new film, Chokeslam. (Shawn Fulton)

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When Amanda Crew first found out she was going to train with Mick Foley for her latest film, the wrestling rom-com Chokeslam, she said, "Who?" 

Crew had no clue who the famous wrestler was, but upon learning more, became excited to spend time with him. "He is just the loveliest human being ever," Crew now says. "He was really pushing me to sell some of the moves, following through with the body and selling it to the audience because I was nervous to oversell it."

Chokeslam hits select theatres across Canada on April 7. Check out the trailer below. 

— Produced by Sarah Grant