Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for the upcoming musical biopic Elvis Directed by Baz Luhrmann, the film stars Austin Butler as the King of Rock and Roll and tells Presley’s story over the span of 20 years from the perspective of his manager Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks); watch the trailer here…
A thoroughly cinematic drama, Elvis’s (Butler) story is seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Hanks). As told by Parker, the film delves into the complex dynamic between the two spanning over 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. Central to that journey is one of the significant and influential people in Elvis’s life, Priscilla Presley (Olivia DeJonge).
Starring alongside Austin Butler in the cast of Elvis are Tom Hanks, Olivia DeJonge, Helen Thompson, Richard Roxburgh, Luke Bracey, Natasha Bassett, David Wenham, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Xavier Samuel, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Dacre Montgomery, Leon Ford, Kate Mulvany, Gareth Davies, Charles Grounds, Josh McConville, Adam Dunn, Yola, Alton Mason, Gary Clark Jr. and Shonka Dukureh.
Elvis arrives in theatres on June 24th, 2022.