According to Baz Luhrmann, the option to release the extended version of “Elvis” has left the building… at least for now.
After the writer-director revealed there’s a four-hour version of the Elvis Presley biopic starring Austin Butler as the King of Rock ‘n Roll, Luhrmann pointed out that fans metaphorically brandished pitchforks in Twitter begging for the 240 minutes of footage.
Elvis Movie Premiere Date and Time on HBO Max
HBO Max has set the Elvis premiere time for Friday, September 2 at 3am. m. ET / 12 p.m. m. Pt. Austin Butler plays the title character in Elvis, King of Rock, and Tom Hanks plays Colonel Tom Parker, Presley’s manager. Presley’s wife, Priscilla, is played by actress Olivia DeJonge. Richard Roxburgh plays Elvis’s father, Vernon, and Helen Thomson plays Elvis’s mother, Gladys. Also included are Xavier Samuel as Scotty Moore, Oscar nominee Kodi Smit-McPhee as Jimmie Rodgers Snow, Natasha Bassett as Dixie Locke, David Wenham as Hank Snow, Kelvin Harrison Jr. as B.B.
King and Luke Bracey as Jerry Schilling.
According to the synopsis, “The film examines the life and music of Elvis Presley through the prism of his complex relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker. The complex relationship between Presley and Parker spans more than The 20 years since Presley’s rise to popularity are explored in the narrative against the backdrop of America’s changing cultural landscape and the loss of youth, and the most influential person in Elvis Presley’s life, Priscilla Presley, is at the center of this journey.
HBO Max adds the musical film “Elvis” on Friday, September 2, 2022
In June, just two months ago, the film was released in theaters biographical about “The King of Rock and Roll” promising titles of 2022, the film immediately became an audience favorite, ranking 12th in the world among the most successful films of the year.
Elvi s is a g A grand film from Warner Bros. Pictures and Oscar-nominated visionary filmmaker Baz Luhrmann about the life and music of Elvis Presley, starring Austin Butler and Oscar winner Tom Hanks. In this fully cinematic drama, we see the life of Elvis (Butler) from the perspective of his complicated relationship with his mysterious manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Hanks). Through Parker, the film depicts the complex dynamic of more than 20 years between him and Presley, from Presley’s breakthrough to his unprecedented superstar status, against the backdrop of the changing American cultural landscape and the loss of innocence. At the center of this journey is one of the most important and influential people in Elvis’ life: Priscilla Presley (Olivia DeJonge).
When will Elvis start streaming on HBO Max?
Initially, the plan was for the film about the rock and roll legend to air on HBO Max 45 days after it premiered on the big screen. This would have been an August 8 release on the streamer. But those who subscribe to the platform know that Elvis is not in the current catalog.
The good news is that we now know exactly when the movie will hit the streaming service! Elvis shared by HBO Max will premiere on Friday, September 2. Phew! We were very nervous that the movie would not come out at all.