What do Harry Styles, Ansel Elgort, Austin Butler, Miles Teller and Aaron Taylor-Johnson all have in common? Well, besides being totally swoon-worthy, they’re also all reportedly in talks for the upcoming Elvis Presley biopic! That’s right. They’re making a movie about the King of Rock and Roll, and according to The Hollywood Reporter, those five guys have auditioned for the role. SCREAMING.
The movie is being produced by Warner Brothers and directed by Baz Luhrmann. And get this — Tom Hanks (who voices Woody in Toy Story!) has already been cast in the upcoming flick. He’s starring as Tom Parker, the legendary manager who controlled pretty much every aspect of Elvis’ life.
As fans know, the One Direction singer made his acting debut back in 2017, when he starred in the war movie Dunkirk. There have also been rumors that he might play Prince Eric in Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid. As for Ansel, he stole all of our hearts when he played Augustus Waters in The Fault In Our Stars. He also appeared in Baby Driver, and is currently filming Steven Spielberg‘s movie adaptation of West Side Story.
Austin starred in a ton of movies and TV shows over the years, including Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide, Zoey 101, Ruby & the Rockits, Aliens in the Attic, Life Unexpected, Switched at Birth, The Carrie Diaries and more! He’s also starring in the upcoming zombie flick, The Dead Don’t Die, alongside Selena Gomez.
Miles is most famous for his roles in Fantastic Four, Too Old to Die Young, the Divergent series, The Awkward Moment, The Spectacular Now, Footloose and a ton more. Yeah, the list seriously goes on and on! As for Aaron, he’s appeared in Godzilla, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, A Million Little Pieces, Nocturnal Animals, Nearly Famous and others.
The outlet reported that the lead role is expected to be filled sometime over the next few weeks. Seriously, any one of those actors would be an amazing Elvis — and we can’t wait to see who they choose!
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