Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis, also starring Tom Hanks, will be released in theatres on June 24.
Last Updated: 03.53 PM, Jun 22, 2022
The final trailer for Baz Luhrmann's biography of renowned artist Elvis Presley has been released. Austin Butler plays the role of the American icon Elvis and Tom Hanks plays his manager Tom Parker.
The final trailer depicts the growth of a musician who eventually becomes one of America's most popular and legendary celebrities. The trailer also shows a peek into the life of the King of Rock and Roll, from his childhood till his singing and acting career. It also explores his complicated relationship with his manager Tom Parker.
Watch the latest trailer below:
This is a significant role for Austin, who began his television career in 2006 as a guest actor on Hannah Montana. The actor went on to perform a variety of roles. For a long period, the actor has been rehearsing for the part of American musician Elvis Presley and he beat several prominent actors like Harry Styles to bag the role.
An award-winning theatrical actress Helen Thomson plays the role of Elvis' mother Gladys, Richard Roxburgh plays Elvis' father Vernon, and DeJonge plays Priscilla. Jerry Schilling is played by Luke Bracey, Dixie Locke is played by Natasha Bassett, Hank Snow is played by David Wenham, B.B. King is played by Kelvin Harrison Jr., Scotty Moore is played by Xavier Samuel, and Jimmie Rodgers Snow is played by Kodi Smit-McPhee.
Baz Luhrmann, an Academy Award nominee, has not only directed the picture but also co-written the script with Sam Bromell, Craig Pearce, and Jeremy Doner. Warner Bros. handles the movie's distribution. The film was premiered at the Cannes festival and received positive responses, especially for the performance of Butler. It will be released in theatres in India on June 24, 2022.