The Presley household has been nothing however supportive of Austin Butler taking part in the king of rock and roll within the upcoming biopic elvis. Riley Keough,Elvis’ granddaughter, revealed on Instagram that she hung out with Austin at Elvis’ beloved house Graceland the place the actor picked up the music legend’s guitar and performed it. Riley admitted that watching the 30-year-old play Elvis’ guitar was an “overwhelming” expertise for her.
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“We obtained to spend time with @austinbutler this weekend in the home, at Graceland,” she captioned two pictures on Instagram. “It was such a particular and overwhelming expertise I have never fairly processed. One in all many candy issues that occurred whereas we have been there – Austin performed my grandfather’s guitar in the home. This guitar hasn’t been performed by many individuals. I do know it was tuned by @paulmccartney as soon as, however so far as folks sitting down and taking part in it @austinbutler is one among only a few folks except for my grandfather.”
In Riley’s pictures, Austin is sitting on the sofa taking part in Elvis’ guitar. Austin regarded proper at house strumming the instrument. “Elvis Presley” may be seen engraved on the neck of the guitar.
Riley and Austin have been in a position to spend some high quality time collectively because the elvis press tour will get underground. Riley’s mother, Lisa Marie Presleyand Riley’s grandmother and Elvis’ spouse, Priscilla Presleyattended the Memphis premiere of the biopic. Riley raved that Austin, Olivia DeJonge, Kelvin Harrison Jr.and tom hanks have completed excellent work within the movie.
Forward of the film’s launch, Priscilla had an early screening of the movie and gave the biopic to her stamp of approval. “It’s a true story informed brilliantly and creatively that solely Baz, in his distinctive inventive means, might have delivered,” she mentioned in an announcement. “Austin Butler, who performed Elvis is excellent. Midway by means of the movie Jerry and I checked out one another and mentioned WOW!!! Bravo to him…he knew he had large footwear to fill. He was extraordinarily nervous taking part in this half. I can solely think about.”
Priscilla, who was married to Elvis from 1967 to 1973, accompanied Austin to the 2022 Met Gala and the Cannes Movie Competition. Even after this press tour is over, Austin will all the time be household to the Presleys. elvis might be launched in theaters in every single place on June 24.