• How Elvis Presley's Family Really Feels About the "Elvis" Movie

    5 days ago - By Pop Sugar

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    Baz Luhrmann's " Elvis " has generated plenty of buzz from both critics and audiences ahead of its June 24 release. The musical biopic centers around the incredible singer Elvis Presley , and explores his early beginnings in music, his relationship with manager Colonel Tom Parker , and his larger-than-life persona that enamored millions around the world.
    Making a film about one of the greatest musicians of the 20th century ideally requires being accurate and respecting the family of the person, all while creating something original, which can be a difficult line to tread. The "King...
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  • How Baz Luhrmann Made Australia Look Like Memphis to Film "Elvis"

    How Baz Luhrmann Made Australia Look Like Memphis to Film "Elvis"

    5 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    The musical biopic " Elvis " tells the detailed story of one of rock and roll's greatest musicians, aka Elvis Presley. Directed by Baz Luhrmann, known for "Romeo and Juliet," "Moulin Rouge," and "The Great Gatsby," "Elvis" follows the beloved singer, played Austin Butler , throughout the ups and downs of his career, especially under the management of Colonel Tom Parker .
    Outside of his extensive library of music, his show-stopping live performances, and his gig in acting, Presley is also remembered for the places he once lived, including the Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee, which...
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