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‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Screenwriter and ‘Elvis’ Dialect Coach Are Engaged

Love is in the air at the multiplex. Emily Carmichael, co-writer of Jurassic World Dominion, and Erik Singer, dialect coach on Elvis, are engaged. The pair, whose movies are currently charting in the top three at the U.S. box office, confirmed the news with The Hollywood Reporter and shared their exclusive (and playful) engagement portraits. […]

‘Elvis’ Croons Past ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ to Win Rare Box Office Dance-Off With $31M

Elvis has danced ahead of Top Gun: Maverick to officially win the weekend box office race and top the domestic chart in its debut. In a rare box office tie, Sunday studio estimates had Baz Luhrmann’s biopic — starring Austin Butler as Elvis Presley — and Top Gun: Maverick each earning $30.5 million. But final […]

Riley Keough on “Special and Overwhelming” Journey of Supporting ‘Elvis’ With the Presley Family

In early May, ahead of the film’s splashy premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis received an endorsement of the highest order when Priscilla Presley took to social media to share her reaction upon seeing it. “Beautifully done,” posted Priscilla, praising Luhrmann; Austin Butler, who toplines as the King; Tom Hanks as his […]

Creating Costumes for ‘Elvis’ That “Exaggerate the Wiggle”

For Oscar-winning costume designer Catherine Martin, creating the looks for the new biopic Elvis came down to sexuality, the swerve of a hip, and a little bit of shake, rattle and roll. She says of working with director Baz Luhrmann, her husband and longtime collaborator: “Baz wanted to make sure contemporary audiences could connect to […]

Box Office: ‘Elvis’ Earns $3.5M in Previews; ‘Black Phone’ Rings Up $3M

Warner Bros.’ biopic Elvis — starring Austin Butler as the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll — started off its domestic box office run with $3.5 million in Thursday previews. Blumhouse and Universal’s latest horror offering, The Black Phone, also began opening Thursday and wasn’t far behind Elvis, ringing up $3 million in previews (horror is […]

MTV Movie & TV Awards to Feature ‘Elvis’ Song Performance From Diplo, Swae Lee (Exclusive)

Diplo and Swae Lee are set to take the stage at the 2022 MTV Movie & TV Awards for the first live televised performance of Elvis soundtrack single “Tupelo Shuffle.” The track, from the forthcoming Baz Luhrmann film about the King of Rock and Roll in theaters June 24, also features Elvis cast members Austin […]

Austin Butler Says He Was “Rushed to Hospital” After Filming ‘Elvis’ Biopic

When Austin Butler wrapped filming Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis biopic, he quickly learned how much the role took a toll on him physically. In an interview with GQ published Wednesday, the actor, who portrays the late musical icon in the upcoming film, revealed that after filming finished, he was immediately “rushed to the hospital” after waking up in […]

Austin Butler and Tom Hanks in Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’: Film Review | Cannes 2022

The King of Rock and Roll gets suitably electrified biopic treatment in this kinetic vision of his life and career through the eyes of the financial abuser who controlled him.

Lisa Marie Presley Reacts to “Spectacular” ‘Elvis’ Biopic: “It Breaks My Heart That My Son Isn’t Here to See it”

Lisa Marie Presley took to Twitter this weekend to continue reflecting on the loss of her son Benjamin Keough, who died nearly two years ago. Presley also shared her appreciation for Baz Luhrmann’s biopic Elvis, which chronicles the life of her father, Elvis Presley — and the immense disappointment that her son will never get […]

Priscilla Presley Praises “Outstanding” ‘Elvis’ Star Austin Butler: “He Had Big Shoes to Fill”

Priscilla Presley is offering her thoughts on the upcoming film about late ex-husband Elvis Presley after attending a private screening. Presley, 76, took to Facebook on Friday to share her praise for director Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis, which premieres at Cannes Film Festival next month ahead of Warner Bros. releasing the movie theatrically on June 24. The […]

Dwayne Johnson Electrifies CinemaCon as Warner Bros. Debuts ‘Black Adam,’ ‘Wonka,’ ‘The Flash’ and ‘Elvis’ Footage

Warner Bros. came to Las Vegas’ CinemaCon to put on a show, and delivered by relying on a parade of stars, from Dwayne Johnson (crowned Entertainment Icon of the Decade) to an animated Baz Luhrmann, as well as some of its biggest upcoming films, including Black Adam. “Black Adam is one of the things in […]

David Cronenberg, Park Chan-wook, Kelly Reichardt Set for Cannes Competition

The 75th Cannes International Film Festival has unveiled the official lineup for its 2022 edition at a press conference in Paris. Cannes festival president Pierre Lescure and general delegate/artistic director Thierry Frémaux shared the competition, Un Certain Regard and out of competition titles for the 75th edition of the event, which runs May 17-28, at […]