Biopic ‘Priscilla’ Releases Live Photos, Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi as Elvis Presley Couple

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Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi are filming the biopic ‘Priscilla’, another Elvis Presley couple.

In Toronto on Monday, the Euphoria star, 25, and the Mare of Easttown actress, 25, were photographed on set of the upcoming A24 movie from director Sofia Coppola based on Priscilla Presley’s 1985 memoir Elvis and Me.

Elordi was spotted in dark hair as Elvis Presley, while Spaeny donned Priscilla’s iconic hairdo for a scene.

Biopic 'Priscilla' Releases Live Photos, Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi as Elvis Presley Couple | FMV6

This project comes after the box office success of Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis movie earlier this year, which starred Austin Butler as the iconic musician and Olivia DeJonge as Priscilla in a story that also focused on Tom Hanks as manager Col. Tom Parker.

Priscilla, now 77, and other members of the family praised that film, which is now streaming on HBO Max.

Elordi spoke about being inspired by Elvis in his September 2022 GQ cover story, which noted that the actor bought Peter Guralnick’s Elvis biography Last Train to Memphis after seeing the Luhrmann movie’s trailer.

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Said Elordi, “I was just like, damn, Elvis Presley wanted to be James Dean. He wanted to be Marlon Brando. I’ve researched almost every actor from that time period, and I passed [Elvis] off as an entertainer and singer. But then he was an actor. I guess, in a way, I’m trying to learn from these people. Because I obviously don’t have any friends that have been through the same thing, really, so they’re almost like guiding beacons.”

Biopic 'Priscilla' Releases Live Photos, Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi as Elvis Presley Couple | FMV6

Earlier this month, Coppola, 51, shared a photo of the screenplay and Priscilla’s book on Instagram, writing, “Back to work! Excited to be telling Priscilla’s story.”

“I loved how Baz approached his story in a very collage-y way, but I’m glad it didn’t go into much of Priscilla’s story because now I can really dive deep. I think Baz is so unique and his take on that story was so creative,” said Coppola. “But Priscilla is such a minor character in that film, so I never felt like I was treading on the same territory. I love that people were so into his film about Elvis, and now in a few years there’ll be another film about Priscilla.”

Biopic 'Priscilla' Releases Live Photos, Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi as Elvis Presley Couple | FMV6

“I think it’ll be interesting to have two completely different interpretations of the same events and time period,” she said.

Biopic 'Priscilla' Releases Live Photos, Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi as Elvis Presley Couple | FMV6
Biopic 'Priscilla' Releases Live Photos, Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi as Elvis Presley Couple | FMV6
Biopic 'Priscilla' Releases Live Photos, Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi as Elvis Presley Couple | FMV6
Biopic 'Priscilla' Releases Live Photos, Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi as Elvis Presley Couple | FMV6
Biopic 'Priscilla' Releases Live Photos, Cailee Spaeny and Jacob Elordi as Elvis Presley Couple | FMV6

Related Post: Sofia Coppola will direct a biopic of Priscilla Presley, ‘Priscilla’, featuring Cailee Spaeny as Priscilla and Jacob Elordi as Elvis Presley.

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