the biopicelvis‘ became a worldwide hit and is now cementing itself in awards season.
Austin Butlerwho won acclaim for his performance as the titular character, took home the award for Best Actor in a Drama Film in the ceremony of Golden Globes 2023.
Remembering that the film is available on HBO Max.
Review | Austin Butler Stars in Baz Luhrmann’s Frantic ‘Elvis’ Biopic
Directed by Baz Luhrmann (‘Moulin Rouge’), the film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (butler), seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (hanks). The story delves into the complex dynamic between Presley and Parker over the course of 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America. At the center of this journey is one of the most important and influential people in Elvis’ life, Priscilla Presley (DeJonge).
The cast also has Tom Hanks and Olivia DeJonge, Dacre Montgomery, Natasha Bassett, Xavier Samuel, Richard Roxburgh, Ellen Thomson, Kate Mulvany, Charles Grounds, Josh McConville, Adam Dunn, Leon Ford and Gareth Davies.
The couple presley would originally have been lived by Rufus Sewell and Maggie Gyllenhaalwho ended up abandoning the project due to delays in recording caused by the Coronavirus pandemic.