Austin Butler and Tom Hanks are an electrifying duo in Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis,” telling The King’s story in a method that we’ve got but to see on display. Before they began, nevertheless, all these expectations have been consuming away at Butler to the purpose of a close to panic assault. It wasn’t till some recommendation from Rami Malek (a fellow portrayer of rock royalty together with his flip as Freddie Mercury in “Bohemian Rhapsody”) that Butler knew it wasn’t concerning the excellent impression however relatively about two “souls colliding and creating one thing we have by no means seen earlier than.”

For extra poignant tales like this, take a look at the reporting of POPSUGAR’s personal Njera Perkins, who traveled all the way in which to Graceland in Memphis, TN, to get the within scoop on this thrill journey of a manufacturing. She received the forged’s takes on portraying a wide range of historic musical icons. She additionally spoke in depth with Butler on his years-long “Elvis” journey and with Luhrmann on telling a unique Elvis Presley story.

Meanwhile, within the video above, why does Hanks assume that actors are like “hungry canines”? Watch to seek out out, and remember to catch “Elvis” shimmying and sliding into theaters now!

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