06/10/2022
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Top Gun 2 as well as Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Biopic Set for the Premiere at the Cannes

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Including Tom Hardy’s Top Gun 2, Elvis is boiling the internet sensation because of its premiere at the 2022 Cannes film festival. As of the release date of the Elvis movie, the whole world will see it on 22nd June 2022. Before coming into the theatre, the Festival de Cannes which runs from 17th May to 28th May will see its screening there.  

Baz Luhrmann who has been a regular entry at the festival showcased two of his feature films at the screening. One is Moulin Rouge! in 2001 and the other is The Great Gatsby in 2013. 

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Starring Austin Butler, Olivia DeJonge, and Tom Hanks, Elvis depicts the complicated relationship between Elvis and his manager Col. Tom Parker. In the 20 years of a complicated relationship, there is one of the most significant characters in Elvis’s life, Priscilla Presley. The star cast will join the festival for the screening. 

We are all aware that Elvis Presley’s rise to fame and its impact on American culture made him one of the most powerful icons in history. Watching him on the screen is such a great pleasure for millions of his fans. Though Luhrmann is working on his new big feature film after a long time since The Great Gatsby, it’s an important project according to him.     

Another interesting part of this movie is the return of the Oscar-winning costume designer Catherine Martin who worked previously with Luhrmann in Moulin Rouge! and The Great Gatsby. Penned by Baz Luhrmann, Jeremy Doner, Craig Pearce, and Sam Bromell, Warner Bros. is behind the distribution of the film.

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Let’s know about this Elvis movie biopic in detail starting from its release date, cast, and everything. 

Elvis Movie Release Date

The set date for the release date of the Elvis movie in North America is 24th June 2022. But it will hit the worldwide theatre on 22nd June 2022. Though the release date of the movie has been on a journey of long delays, it seems audiences will finally witness a big release this year through its screening at the Cannes. 

Cast of Elvis 

Where Austin Butler is playing the character of Elvis Presley, Olivia DeJoge will play the character of Priscilla Presley. On the other, we will see Tom Hanks playing an important character of Tom Parker, the ruthless manager to Presley.

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The other notable cast includes Kodi Smit-McPhee as Jimmie Rodgers, David Wenham as Hank Snow, Dacre Montgomery as Steve Binder, Chaydon Jay as Young Elvis, Luke Bracey as Jerry Schilling, Richard Roxburgh as Vernon Presley, Kate Mulvany as Marion Keisker, Elizabeth Cullen as Marlene, Melina Vidler as Diane, Mark Leonard Winter as Tom Hulett, and others. 

Here is the trailer for Elvis.


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