Variety reports that Austin Butler, the 27-year-old “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” actor, won the part of Elvis!
Austin reportedly beat out Harry Styles, Ansel Elgort, and Miles Teller for the part.
According to Warner Bros., the studio behind the film, the movie will “delve into their complex dynamic spanning over 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and the loss of innocence in America.”
Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Presley biopic has found its king of rock ‘n’ roll https://t.co/TEcAXAy1Zd
— Variety (@Variety) July 15, 2019