The first trailer for Elvis has arrived, and yes, that really is star Austin Butler singing in the Presley role. He stars Austin Butler as the titular rock’n’roll icon and Tom Hanks as Presley’s infamous manager Colonel Tom Parker.
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Watch the hip-thrust-filled trailer below
The trailer begins with Tom Hanks’ Tom Parker approaching a young Elvis Presley. Tom sees a massive opportunity in the unique talent and offers to promote him. And thus begins the journey of one of the most celebrated music icons, who goes on to be celebrated as the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll.” Set in the backdrop of America’s civil rights movement, the film is all about Elvis discovering a voice that could be used to unify a country, which is divided on the lines of race.
Other than Austin Butler, Hanks and DeJonge, the cast also includes Kodi Smit-McPhee, David Wenham, Dacre Montgomery, Luke Bracey, Richard Roxburgh, Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Xavier Samuel.
Elvis hits theaters on Friday, June 24