Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’ will debut at the Cannes Film Festival this year

It is undeniable that Baz Luhrmann going fat for his new film “Elvis.” Over-the-top style and “What the hell?” accent of tom hank, the musical drama seems like a must-attend event. And when you have such a stylish, ultra-theatrical musical film, what better place to debut than in Cannes?

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According to Deadline, this is exactly what is happening. The outlet says Warner Bros. will send “Elvis” to the Cannes film festival in May for a star-studded world premiere during the event. movie stars Austin Butler as Elvis and Tom Hanks (and his prosthetics) as Colonel Tom Parker, the musical icon’s manager. Not only is the subject matter something that would surely excite moviegoers, as Elvis Presley was a legendary figure, but it also marks the first feature film of the “red Mill“filmmaker since 2013”Gatsby the magnificent.”

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“Elvis” also joins by Tom CruiseTop Gun: Maverickas the first couple of films to be nominated for the 2022 Cannes Film Festival. Obviously, it won’t be an event filled with big-budget shows, but these are two films that are sure to grab some attention for the festival.

It’s unclear if “Elvis” will play out of competition or what, but we should find out soon enough as the details for Cannes are starting to become clear. Cannes is scheduled to start on May 17 and run through May 28. “Elvis” will debut in theaters shortly after June 24.

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