Everything you need to know about Baz Luhrmann’s next film
ELVIS entered the building. Baz Luhrmann is back in 2022 with the trailer for his next film, ELVISnow in the world.
It’s a colorful, music-filled feature about the titular rocker and I can’t wait.
Here’s what we know about Baz Luhrmann’s next epic, ELVIS. Let’s dance.
First Up, Baz Luhrmann’s ELVIS 2022 Trailer
“I saw this skinny boy turn into a superhero.”
Focusing on the life of Elvis, from a young boy to the rocker who changed music in America, ELVIS it looks like it’s going to be a bright, colorful, music-driven epic.
Baz Luhrmann has always been one to bring a banger soundtrack into a movie (please, if not, check out Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet and Gatsby the magnificent) so to see him make a movie about someone as big and influential as Elvis is amazing.
Also, just on a fun note, the movie was mostly shot in Queensland. It’s pretty cool.
What is the film about?
Prepared to be the retelling of a true story in the same vein as Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman, ELVIS focuses on the life and times of the King of Rock. The trailer touches on some pretty big events that happened in Elvis’ life, such as the assassinations of JFK and Martin Luther King Jr., so we can expect a good chunk of this movie to be about as well. about things that changed the United States.
Well, why wouldn’t it be? You can’t talk about Elvis, someone so revolutionary, defying norms, swaying and performing in rock without talking about the changing world around him.
Much of Elvis’ music and inspiration comes from black roots, so yes, it would be a mistake to tell the story of Elvis without talking about the context of the world around him.
The perspective of the film will go through her complicated relationship with Colonel Tom Parker, her manager for more than 20 years.
Who is part of the cast?
Austin Butler plays Elvis Presley in the next movie and tom hank stepped into the role of Colonel Tom Parker, Elvis’ manager. Butler appears to have Elvis’ voice low; almost resembling the king himself.
Olivia DeJone plays Priscilla Presley (Elvis’ wife) and Kodi Smit McPhee plays Jimmy Rodgers.
Additionally, David Wenham portrays Hank Snow, Dacre Montgomery plays Steve Binder, Luc Bracey plays Jerry Schilling, Richard Roxbourg plays Vernon Presley and Kelvin Harrison Jr. plays BB King.
Baz Luhrmann’s ELVIS Release Date
by Baz Luhrmann ELVIS will be released in Australian theaters on June 23, 2022.