Elvis Biopic Gets Lead Actor
Baz Luhrmann, the man behind Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge, Australia and The Great Gatsby, has revealed the lead actor for his upcoming Elvis Presley biopic!
Austin Butler, who starred in the TV shows “The Carrie Diaries” and “Arrow,” will play Presley. It’s also been announced that Tom Hanks will play Col. Tom Parker, who was Presley’s infamous manager who almost single-handedly guided the singer’s career. The Warner Bros. feature is currently untitled. Luhrmann penned the script alongside Craig Pearce. (via)