Austin Butler Chosen Over Harry Styles To Play Elvis Presley, Check Out Film Details

Biopics have the power to bring the story of a person to the front of  the world, to show them the unseen story which was never told before.

One such story of the famous American singer Elvis Presley is coming to theatres and fans are waiting to see it.

He was the man who introduced the rock and roll music culture in  America. One of the greatest best-selling artists of all time with  millions of records sold and has a Guinness World record of that.

For the first time, the biopic was announced in the year 2014 by Baz  Luhrmann, and now it’s officially going to release in theatres on 24th  June.

The role of legendary singer Elvis Presley will be played by Austin Butler and will be directed by Baz Luhrmann. There were many other actors in contention for the role of Elvis  Presley and have auditioned like Harry Styles ,  Ansel Elgort ,Aaron Taylor Johnson), and Miles Taylor.

Austin Butler was the top choice of the director even over Harry Styles,  when asked about the same as to why he didn’t choose Harry his response  was, “The real issue with Harry is, he’s Harry Styles. He’s already an  icon.”

Austin Butler will be playing opposite to the very famous Forrest Gump Actor Tom Hanks who will be his manager in the film.

The story is about the legendary singer Elvis Presley  It’s about his childhood, the initial days of his  career, and how he rose to stardom in the 1950s. Also, the movie  focuses on his complicated relationship with his manager Colonel Tom  Parker (Tom Hanks).