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Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Movie Casts Kelvin Harrison Jr. as Blues Guitar Legend B.B. King

Kelvin Harrison Jr., who recently played Black Panther activist Fred Hampton in Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7, will soon play another larger than life figure in a new movie. Harrison has been cast as blues icon B.B. King in Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann‘s movie about Elvis Presley, the King of Rock and […]

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Luke Bracey Joins Cast of Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’ (Exclusive)

Luke Bracey has joined the cast of Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis,” an upcoming look at the King of Rock and Roll.The actor will play Jerry Schilling, who started out with Elvis Presley as young football buddies in Memphis. While he became a crucial part of Elvis’ entourage throughout his career, Schilling also had an independent life […]

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Maggie Gyllenhaal to Play Elvis Presley’s Mom in Baz Luhrmann’s Biopic (Exclusive)

Maggie Gyllenhaal will play Gladys Presley, the King of Rock and Roll’s mother, in Baz Luhrmann’s biopic “Elvis.”The Warner Bros. film stars Austin Butler in the title role and Tom Hanks as Elvis Presley’s manger, Colonel Tom Parker.Luhrmann co-wrote the script with Craig Pearce. The movie revolves around the veteran manager and the young singer, […]

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