The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Austin Butler), seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks). The story delves into the complex dynamic between Presley and Parker spanning over 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America. Central to that journey is one of the most significant and influential people in Elvis’s life, Priscilla Presley (Olivia DeJonge).

Rating: PG-13 (Strong Language|Smoking|Substance Abuse|Suggestive Material)

Genre: Biography, Drama, Music

Original Language: English

Director: Baz Luhrmann

Producer: Gail Berman, Baz Luhrmann, Catherine Martin, Patrick McCormick, Schuyler Weiss, Andrew Mittman

Writer: Baz Luhrmann, Sam Bromell, Craig Pearce, Jeremy Doner

Release Date (Theaters): Jun 24, 2022

Runtime: 2h 39m

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures


Austin Butler Elvis Presley

Tom Hanks Colonel Tom Parker

Helen Thomson Gladys

Richard Roxburgh Vernon Presley

Olivia DeJonge Priscilla Presley

Luke Bracey Jerry Schilling

Natasha Bassett Dixie Locke

David Wenham Hank Snow

Kelvin Harrison Jr. B.B. King

Xavier Samuel Scotty Moore

Kodi Smit-McPhee Jimmie Rodgers

Snow Dacre Montgomery Steve Binder

Leon Ford Tom Diskin

Kate Mulvany Marion Keisker

Gareth Davies Bones Howe

Charles Grounds Billy Smith

Josh McConville Sam Phillips

Adam Dunn Bill Black

Yola Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Alton Mason Little Richard