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Austin Butler Cast As Elvis Presley In Baz Luhrman's Biopic

Actor Austin Butler on the red carpet at the premiere of The Dead Don't Die.

16. Juli 2019 - 10:40 Uhr / Clemens Fanger

American Actor Austin Butler will be playing the "King of Rock'n' Roll' in the upcoming biopic directed by Baz Luhrman. Get all the information on the new film in our video above!

The director, whose most recent works include the 2013 reboot of The Great Gatsby, praised Butler's abilities when speaking to Variety. Butler, who is currently dating fellow actress Vanessa Hudgens, will be starring alongside Tom Hanks, who will play Elvis Presley's manager Tom Parker.

Vanessa Hudgens with boyfriend Austin Butler at the premiere of The Dead Don't Die.

Austin Butler will star as the "King of Rock'n'Roll"

A release date has not been set yet, and no title has been revealed as of now. Production is reportedly starting in 2020 and we can't wait!