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 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 most significant and influential people in Elvis’s life, Priscilla Presley (Olivia DeJonge).
Official Site: elvis.warnerbros.com
Director: Baz Luhrmann
Writer: Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce, Jeremy Doner and Sam Bromell
Producer: Andrew Mittman, Baz Luhrmann, Catherine Martin, Courtenay Valenti, Gail Berman, Kevin McCormick, Patrick McCormick, Rory Koslow, Schuyler Weiss and Toby Emmerich
Cast: Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, Helen Thomson, Richard Roxburgh, Olivia DeJonge, 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