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Priscilla Presley was joined by her daughter Lisa Marie Presley in a uncommon look on the U.S. premiere of “Elvis.”
Priscilla and Lisa Marie had been a part of a uncommon three technology look at Graceland in Memphis, as they had been joined by the “Lights Out” singer’s daughters; Riley Keough together with Finley Aaron Love and Harper Vivienne Anne Lockwood.
The group posed for pictures with the star of “Elvis,” Austin Butler.
“We’re so thrilled to be in Memphis with @elvismovie and with all of the wonderful performers, @austinbutler @olivia_dejonge @kelvharrjr and Tom Hanks have all done outstanding work,” Keough captioned a photograph from the occasion on Instagram.
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“Thank you to @bazluhrmann for bringing the film to Graceland. It’s been such a special weekend, I couldn’t think of a better place to Premiere ELVIS in America.”
“Elvis” is directed by Baz Luhrmann and options A-list actors reminiscent of Butler, Tom Hanks, Olivia DeJonge and extra. Butler reportedly beat out Harry Types, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort and others for the coveted function.
Priscilla beforehand raved in regards to the movie after watching a screener.
“The story is about Elvis and Colonel Parker’s relationship,” Priscilla wrote on the time. “It is a true story told brilliantly and creatively that only Baz, in his unique artistic way, could have delivered. Austin Butler, who played Elvis, is outstanding.”
“Halfway through the film Jerry and I looked at each other and said WOW!!!” she continued. “Bravo to him…he knew he had big shoes to fill. He was extremely nervous playing this part. I can only imagine.”
Lisa Marie additionally shared a assessment of the movie on Instagram after watching the flick twice.
“I do want to take a moment to let you know that I have seen Baz Luhrmann’s movie ‘Elvis’ twice now, and let me tell you that it is nothing short of spectacular,” she wrote on Instagram. “Absolutely exquisite. Austin Butler channeled and embodied my father’s heart and soul beautifully.”
“In my humble opinion, his performance is unprecedented and FINALLY done accurately and respectfully.”
Hanks and Butler sat down for an interview after the U.S. premiere of “Elvis.”
“They have had the man in their life represented in so many different ways from, you know, with the familiarity of a Hershey’s bar or Coca-Cola bottle to ways that I think really didn’t do the man service or his artistry,” Hanks mentioned throughout an look on “Good Morning America.”
The actor went on to disclose that Luhrmann had initially reached out to the Presley household 5 years in the past earlier than getting down to create “Elvis.”
“They responded to Baz’ artistry,” Hanks defined. “They responded to the incarnation of Elvis by way of this living legend sitting right next to me.”
Butler spoke in regards to the significance of utilizing his personal voice to sing Elvis’ music within the biopic.
“The whole thing was about stripping away the icon of Elvis and getting down to the humanity of him,” Butler mentioned. “That was what was fascinating to me. But music was the way he expressed himself and so what way to connect to his soul more than trying to do that as authentically as possible.”
“Elvis” obtained a 12-minute ovation when it premiered at Cannes. The movie competition was attended by Priscilla.
The movie will premiere in theaters on June 24 and shall be obtainable to stream on Hulu.