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Elvis movie in 2022: Meet the actors and see how they compare to real people

The new Elvis biopic, which will be released in 2022, is eagerly anticipated by fans.

But how does the cast’s appearance differ from that of the real people? To find out, keep reading.

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Austin Butler as Elvis Presley

In the most recent adaptation, Austin Butler, 30, plays the iconic music star with the title role.

The movie by Baz Luhrmann follows Presley’s ascent to fame over a twenty-year period.

Austin, the actor from Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, began his acting career on television.

Tom Hanks plays Tom Parker on the big screen

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Tom Hanks as Tom Parker

Colonel Tom Parker, played by legendary Oscar winner Tom Hanks, is Elvis’ manager.

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The film explores his relationship with Elvis over the course of the two decades that they collaborated.

Additionally, the movie is told from the perspective of the well-known music mogul.

Olivia DeJonge will play Elvis' wife Priscilla Presley

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Olivia DeJonge as Priscilla Presley

As Priscilla Presley, Elvis Presley’s wife, Olivia DeJonge has landed a significant part in the movie.

The Australian actress vividly recreates the character of the woman who won the great man’s heart.

From 1967 to 1973, Priscilla shared a life with the legendary singer and assisted in making Graceland one of the most well-known tourist destinations in the country.

Dacre Montgomery will star as rebellious producer and director Steve Binder

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Dacre Montgomery as Steve Binder

Steve Binder is brought to life on the big screen by Dacre Montgomery of Stanger Things.

For his work on Elvis Presley’s 1968 Comeback Special, Binder is best remembered.

After the producer challenged him in a straight-forward manner, Presley’s manager Parker reportedly did not like Binder.

Helen Thomson will play Elvis' beloved mother Gladys Presley

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Helen Thomson as Gladys Presley

Gladys Presley, Elvis Presley’s mother, will be portrayed by another Australian actress, Helen Thomson.

Glady had twins Elvis and Jesse in 1935 after marrying Vernon Presley in 1933.

Elvis grew up as an only child because Jesse was tragically stillborn.

Elvis expressed his heartbreak at her passing in 1958, saying: She was my best friend fоrever.

Star Kodi Smit-McPhee will take to the screen as musician Jimmie Rodgers

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Kоdi Smit-McPhee as Jimmie Rоdgers

Elvis Presley’s clоse friend and cоuntry music perfоrmer Jimmie Rоdgers.

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Kоdi Smit-McPhee, a talented yоung actоr whо starred in The Pоwer оf the Dоg, was cast in this rоle.

Accоrding tо Smit-McPhee, he is thrilled tо shоwcase his оn-screen singing and guitar playing in a film.

Micheal Kurt

I earned a bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science from Oregon State University. He is an avid sports lover who enjoys tennis, football, and a variety of other activities. He is from Tucson, Arizona, and is a huge Cardinals supporter.

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