Austin Butler will be Elvis Presley in the biopic prepared by Baz Luhrmann
The renowned actor, director, screenwriter and producer of Australian cinema Baz Luhrmann finally I find the perfect interpreter of Elvis Presley, the one for will make the young actor Austin Butler, who is responsible for playing the role of the King of Rock in the biopic.
This film adds to the nine biopic tendencies about the life of rock stars like freddie Mercury, in the successful Bohemian Rhapsody, or Elton John in Rocketman.
Austin was selecting to stand out among great actors, and promised to make his interpretation of the rocker as similar as possible. The news was announced a few hours ago by Toby Emmerich, president of Warner Bros. Pictures Group and via The Wrap.
I knew I could not make this film if the casting was not entirely correct, and we thoroughly searched for an actor with the ability to evoke the unique natural movement and vocal qualities of this incomparable star, but also the inner vulnerability of the artist, Baz.
Many actors were present at the casting, but Austin Butler certainly filled the expectations and I knew immediately that he would be perfect to represent one of the most important musicians in the world.
The actor Austin Butler is known for his career, in series such as Arrow, The Carrie Diaries and The Chronicles of Shannara. It has a movie The Dead Do not Die, by Jim Jarmusch, and on August 15 it will premiere Once Upon a Time in ... Hollywood, the new film by Quentin Tarantino.
In addition, it will be counted as the presence of Tom Hanks who will play Colonel Tom Parker, manager of the singer. Filming will take place in Queensland, Australia at the beginning of 2020.