Rufus Sewell Joins Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Musical Drama as Vernon Presley

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Rufus Sewell Joins Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Musical Drama as Vernon Presley
Rufus Sewell has joined the cast of Baz Luhrmann’s untitled musical drama on the life of Elvis Presley and will play the rock and roll legend’s father, Vernon Presley, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.

Sewell joins a cast that includes Austin Butler as Elvis, Tom Hanks as Colonel Tom Parker, Olivia DeJonge as Priscilla Presley, and Maggie Gyllenhaal as Elvis’ mother.

Production is expected to start this spring on the film that Luhrmann wrote with Craig Pearce. The untitled movie specifically follows Elvis’ relationship with his manager as a young performer and how he ultimately came from humble, dirt poor origins to change the face of music.

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Luhrmann most recently worked on Netflix’s “The Get Down,” but this will be his first feature film since “The Great Gatsby” remake with
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