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Austin Butler is on the brink of tackle the position of a lifetime: the “King of Rock and Roll.” The 27-year-old is ready to play Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s new biopic in regards to the legendary singer.
Although it will absolutely be Butler’s largest film position but, he is been within the highlight for fairly a while now. He acquired his begin on Nickelodeon and Disney Channel exhibits like Zoey 101 and Wizards of Waverly Place earlier than touchdown a starring position on Freeform’s Switched at Beginning. He’s additionally well-known for taking part in Sebastian Kydd on The CW’s Intercourse and the Metropolis prequel collection, The Carrie Diaries. He’s additionally set to play the notorious Manson cult member Charles “Tex” Watson in As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood, which can be launched on July 26.
Butler was chosen out of 5 massive names for the position of Elvis, together with singer Harry Types, Child Driver‘s Ansel Elgort, Aaron Taylor-Johnson from the Avengers franchise, and Miles Teller, identified for his roles in Divergent and Implausible 4.
Along with Butler’s Elvis, Tom Hanks can also be set to play Elvis’s expertise supervisor, Colonel Tom Parker. The soon-to-be-titled movie will give attention to the connection between a younger Elvis rising to fame beneath the thumb of his controlling, but profitable, supervisor Parker. Taking pictures has already started in Queensland, Australia. Get a more in-depth take a look at the actors who’re vying for the position forward.