PUBLISHED: 19:09, Mon, Jan 4, 2021 | UPDATED: 19:09, Mon, Jan 4, 2021
Elvis Presley is a name known to most for being the hip-swivelling, baritone singer who caused a frenzy among fans during his lifetime. Many biopics have been made on his life, whether it is a miniseries or movie. A new biopic is coming out from Australian director Baz Luhrmann, but who is starring in the film?
The star of the new Elvis biopic, playing The King himself, is Austin Butler, a 28-year-old actor born and raised in California.
The performer was scouted as a child, after he was spotted at the Orange County Fair as a 13-year-old.
From there, he went on to have a career on the small screen in children’s and teen TV shows such as Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide, iCarly, Hannah Montana and Zoey 101.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
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On the big screen, Austin has been seen in some major movies, such as Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, where he played real life criminal Tex Watson.
As well as that, he appeared in Jim Jarmusch’s The Dead Don’t Die alongside Oscar nominees Bill Murray and Adam Driver.
Baz spoke about casting Austin in 2019, saying: “I had heard about Austin Butler from his stand-out role opposite Denzel Washington in The Iceman Cometh on Broadway, and through a journey of