The cast of Baz Luhrmann's Elvis biopic is a diverse group of talent, new and old, playing the real-life icons from the era of The King.
Luhrmann is the director of such stylistic hits as Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge!, Australia, and The Great Gatsby, known for his vibrant, kinetic visuals and a keen focus on music.
Elvis is the director's first biopic about a famed musician, which had a tall order to fill in casting the film. Elvis Presley is the iconic legend who helped define a new era of music, becoming known as «The King of Rock and Roll.» The singer would help popularize the rockabilly sound, which combined country with the R&B and blues of Black culture to create music that changed the landscape of the industry.
A controversial figure at the start, Elvis was also known for his provocative performances, which got him in trouble with the law at the time for being considered too lewd for audiences.Read more on screenrant.com