Riley Keough, 33, made a particular look on the 2022 MTV Film & TV Awards on June 5. The actress got here on stage and introduced a sneak peek at Elvis, the upcoming biopic movie centered on Riley’s late grandfather Elvis Presley, performed by Austin Butler. Riley appeared beautiful in a sheer blue skirt and pink leather-based tube prime as she launched the glimpse of Baz Luhrmann‘s highly-anticipated film.
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“In 1954, a younger man from Mississippi walked into solar information and alter music perpetually. That man was my grandfather. And although I by no means bought the possibility to fulfill him, I grew up in a world that had been profoundly formed by his existence,” Riley proudly introduced.
“To seize an iconic determine like Elvis, however fortunately, the visible genius Baz Luhrmann was as much as the duty,” She added. “Seeing my household historical past dropped at life by Austin Butler’s mesmerizing efficiency was an extremely emotional expertise and I really feel honored to have this story in his arms.” MTV then went on to point out a beforehand unseen clip of the movie, the place audiences bought a detailed take a look at Baz Luhrmann’s directorial aesthetic and Austin Butler’s appearing selections that made him uncannily resemble Elvis.
Riley already bought to look at Elvis throughout a screening at Cannes Movie Pageant. She was joined by relations together with her grandmother Priscilla Presley, who’s performed by Olivia DeJonge within the movie. Riley additionally received Digital camera d’Or, an award for the very best directorial debut, for her and co-director Gina Gammell‘s movie Warfare Pony at Cannes.
Elvis additionally stars Tom Hanks as Colonel Tom Parker, Kelvin Harrison Jr. as B.B. King, Alton Mason as Little Richard, Yola Quartey as Sister Rosetta Tharpe, and Gary Clark Jr. as Arthur Crudup. The movie will discover Elvis’ rise to fame because the “King Of Rock and Roll.” Austin, 30, received the main position over stars like Ansel Elgort, Miles Teller, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and Harry Types. Elvis arrives in theaters on June 24.