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Elvis movie 2022: Meet the cast compared to the real people

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FANS are eagerly awaiting the new Elvis movie in 2022 that covers the life of the King of Rock and Roll.

But what do the cast look like compared to the real people? Read on to find out.

Austin Butler takes on the lead role as Elvis Presley

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Austin Butler takes on the lead role as Elvis PresleyCredit: Warnes Bros./Getty

Austin Butler as Elvis Presley

Austin Butler, 30, takes on the title role as the iconic music star in the newest adaptation.

Baz Luhrmann’s film chronicles Presley’s rise to stardom over two decades.

Once Upon A Time in Hollywood actor Austin originally kickstarted his acting career on TV.

Tom Hanks plays Tom Parker on the big screen

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Tom Hanks plays Tom Parker on the big screenCredit: Warner Bros./Getty

Tom Hanks as Tom Parker

Legendary Oscar winner Tom Hanks plays Elvis’ manager Colonel Tom Parker.

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The movie examines his relationship with Elvis over the two decades they worked together.

And the film is also told through the perspective of the famed music mogul.

Olivia DeJonge will play Elvis' wife Priscilla Presley

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Olivia DeJonge will play Elvis’ wife Priscilla PresleyCredit: Warner Bros./Getty

Olivia DeJonge as Priscilla Presley

Olivia DeJonge has snapped up an important role in the film as Elvis’ wife Priscilla Presley.

The Australian actress brings to life the woman who captured the great man’s heart.

Priscilla was married to the legendary singer from 1967 to 1973 and helped transform Graceland into one of America’s most famous tourist spots.

Dacre Montgomery will star as rebellious producer and director Steve Binder

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Dacre Montgomery will star as rebellious producer and director Steve BinderCredit: Warner bros./Getty

Dacre Montgomery as Steve Binder

Stanger Things star Dacre Montgomery brings Steve Binder to life on the big screen.

Binder was best known for his work on Elvis Presley’s 68 Comeback Special.

Presley’s manager Parker reportedly did not like Binder after the straight talking producer challenged him.

Helen Thomson will play Elvis' beloved mother Gladys Presley

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Helen Thomson will play Elvis’ beloved mother Gladys PresleyCredit: Warner Bros./Getty

Helen Thomson as Gladys Presley

Another Australian actress Helen Thomson was cast to play Gladys Presley, mother of Elvis.

Glady married Vernon Presley in 1933 and had twins Elvis and Jesse on in 1935.

However, Jesse was tragically stillborn so Elvis grew up an only child.

When she died in 1958, Elvis said: “It broke my heart. She was always my best girl.”

Star Kodi Smit-McPhee will take to the screen as musician Jimmie Rodgers

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Star Kodi Smit-McPhee will take to the screen as musician Jimmie RodgersCredit: Warner Bros./Getty

Kodi Smit-McPhee as Jimmie Rodgers

Jimmie Rodgers was a country music performer and a close friend of Elvis.

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The Power of the Dog’s Kodi Smit-McPhee is a talented young actor cast to play this role.

Smit-McPhee told The Hollywood Reporter he is excited to share himself singing and playing guitar onstage in a movie.





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