From the plot to the premiere and everything in between.

| By Sukriti Wahi | Entertainment

Everything We Know About Baz Luhrmann’s Upcoming ‘Elvis’ Biopic

From the plot to the premiere and everything in between.

What do you get when you combine the grand showmanship of legendary director Baz Luhrmann with the life and times of the King of Rock’n’Roll and a star-studded cast? The answer: one of 2022’s most anticipated movies.

One of the biggest biopics of recent years, Luhrmann’s upcoming Elvis movie about the eponymous iconic musician has set the internet abuzz, even drawing a rave review from Priscilla Presley herself, who took to Facebook to call it a “true story told brilliantly”.

Recently premiering in Sydney ahead of its forthcoming worldwide launch, keep reading to uncover everything there is to know about the dazzling new film, from the plot to the release date and everything in between.

What is the plot of the Elvis movie?

Set to span three decades of the rock’n’roll star’s life, the movie delves into Elvis’ rise from his early childhood through to some of his most iconic performances, as well as his famously turbulent relationship with Priscilla Presley.

Far from a stock-standard biopic, Luhrmann previously expressed that the film’s depiction of Elvis’ life would act as a “canvas on which to explore America” from the 1950s through to the ‘70s.

"I mean, it's a mythical life that he lived, three great lives put into a short period of time. And what's extraordinary about it, is that life is culturally at the centre of the '50s, and socially the '60s, and actually the '70s—and it's a great canvas on which to explore America. So that's what drew me in," he told RadioTimes.com.

What is the release date for the Elvis movie?

Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis film is all set to premiere in Australia on June 23, 2022 and in the United States on June 24, 2022.

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