“Priscilla” will be an adaptation of the book “Elvis And Me”. In her 1985 memoir, Priscilla Presley describes her troubled relationship and marriage with the singer. This in “Elvis’ only partially touched upon chapter will thus form the center of Sofia Coppola’s film.
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The memoirs were made in the 1998 American TV film “My life with Elvis’ filmed, which by the way is currently available as a streaming subscription on Amazon Prime Video.
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In front of the camera we will be known from the series “Mare Of Easttown” and “Pacific Rim 2”. Cailee Spaeny as Priscilla and The Kissing Booth star Jacob Elordi as Elvis see. The Netflix star in particular can probably draw on many comparisons with Austin Butler’s performance in “Elvis” set to. He reportedly defeated numerous candidates Coppola sighted for the male lead in an audition. Spaeny, on the other hand, was her top choice for portraying the female protagonist right from the start.
Sofia Coppola will implement “Priscilla” for production company A24, which should also make many film fans curious about the project. After all, there is currently hardly any other company that stands more for original, extraordinary and very often first-class films. Ex Machina, The Black Diamond, Hereditary, Lady Bird, and Minari, among others, are A24 films. With “Everything Everywhere All At Once”, A24 recently delivered one of THE highlights of the cinema year 2022. Darren Aronofsky’s new film “The Whale” was also realized for the indie studio.
The shooting of “Priscilla” is scheduled to take place in Canada in autumn 2022, so that a theatrical release towards the end of 2023 seems quite possible.
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