Oscar-nominated director Baz Luhrmann brings Elvis Presley’s life journey to the big screen in his latest film, Elvis. This biopic of the “King of Rock & Roll” will premiere on June 24, 2022 at local cinema networks.
Elvis Presley is a legendary musician from the United States who captivated the world in his time. He is even called one of the most influential cultural icons of the 20th century. No wonder a film about him gets a lot of attention. The movie Elvis has premiered at the renowned Cannes film festival. The audience gave a standing ovation for 12 minutes after watching it.
To play a great characters, it takes actors who are also great. Austin Butler (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood) was honored to play the star, Elvis Presley. He will be on screen with Tom Hanks (Cast Away) who plays Colonel Tom Parker, Elvis’ manager. To tell the story of this iconic musician to the fullest, Helen Thomson (Gettin’ Square), Richard Roxburgh (Hacksaw Ridge), Luke Bracey (Holidate), and Olivia DeJonge (The Society) also starred in the movie Elvis.
Elvis Musical film Info
Schedule & How to Watch
|Genre||Biography, drama, musical|
|Writers||Baz Luhrmann, Sam Bromell, Craig Pearce, Jeremy Doner|
|Release Date||Friday, June 24, 2022|
|Cinemas||Cineworld, Empire Cinemas, Everyman Cinemas, Merlin Cinemas|
|Regular Ticket Price||£9 – £15|
|Runtime||2 hours 39 minutes|
|Real Web||Warner Bros. Pictures|
Ever since he was little, Elvis Presley (Austin Butler) lived in Memphis, Tennessee. Elvis himself often go to a church in that city. One day, when Elvis went to church, he was amazed the someone’s singing performance. He then dreamed of becoming a star.
Elvis took the first step towards this dream by entering Sun Records. Under the label, his talent shines even more. Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks), who sees the potential of this young man, wants to make him a great musician. Elvis then moved to the RCA Records label with Parker as his manager. The decision to change labels did make Elvis Presley’s name known all around the globe, but it also became the beginning of a complicated working relationship with the manager.
- Austin Butler (Elvis Presley)
- Tom Hanks (Kolonel Tom Parker)
- Helen Thomson (Gladys Presley)
- Richard Roxburgh (Vernon Presley)
- Olivia DeJonge (Priscilla Presley)
- Kelvin Harrison Jr. (B.B. King)
- David Wenham (Hank Snow)
- Kodi Smit-McPhee (Jimmie Rodgers Snow)
- Luke Bracey (Jerry Schilling)
- Dacre Montgomery (Steve Binder)
- Leon Ford (Tom Diskin)
- Josh McConville (Sam Phillips)