As per the sources, five actors have been tested on for the upcoming Elvis Presley biopic. However, the film won’t be purely based on Elvis’s biopic. Few websites have revealed that it will mainly be about his manager Col. Tom Parker. Numerous reports state that the character of Parker will be played by Tom Hanks.
— The Courier-Mail (@couriermail) May 1, 2019
Details about the upcoming movie
The upcoming movie will mostly focus on the rise of the entertainer. According to the sources, it will also display is the relationship with Parker. Last week, the filmmaker tested five actors for the suitable role of Elvis Presley.
The stars include the Baby Driver star Ansel Elgort; Kick-Ass and Avengers: Age of Ultron actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson and the Whiplash actor Miles Teller. Apart from that, the British singer-songwriter Harry Styles was tested for the Warner Bros. project.
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) July 2, 2019
The fifth celebrity tested for the role was Austin Butler who was last seen in TV’s The Shannara Chronicles. Besides, he has also played a role in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
Alright, I’m just gonna be the stan that I am and say that Harry would be a great choice for a Elvis Presley biopic. I would admit that maybe he can get some work with an acting coach and he could possibly pull it off pic.twitter.com/ilm61PJmVZ
— 𝚜𝚙𝚎𝚎𝚍𝚢🎈 hugged Niall (@phenomenaIflash) July 2, 2019
Tom Hanks will play as Col. Tom Parker
According to the sources, Tom Hanks is all set to play the role of Elvis’s manager Col. Tom Parker. The character has played a great role in the life of Elvis. Besides, Elvis would have been nothing without his legendary manager.
Apart from that, the movie will showcase how Elvis rose to fame and zenith. We can expect more updates about the upcoming film in the coming weeks. Also, the lead role will be filled soon.
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