the Elvis the streaming release date is upon us.
In a matter of days, HBO Max will add Baz Luhrmann’s beloved musical biopic to its content. After its premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, the film grossed more than $270 million at the box office. Now, subscribers to the streaming service can watch the second-highest-grossing music biopic of all time right at home.
When to watch Elvis on streaming
HBO Max established the Elvis release date at 3am ET/12am PT on Friday, September 2. Elvis it stars Austin Butler as the titular King of Rock and Tom Hanks as Presley’s manager, Colonel Tom Parker. Olivia DeJonge plays Presley’s wife, Priscilla. Joining them are also Helen Thomson as Elvis’s mother, Gladys, and Richard Roxburgh as Elvis’s father, Vernon. Additionally, Luke Bracey as Jerry Schilling, Natasha Bassett as Dixie Locke, David Wenham as Hank Snow, Kelvin Harrison Jr. as BB King, as well as Xavier Samuel as Scotty Moore and Oscar nominee Kodi Smit-McPhee as Jimmie Rodgers Snow.
“The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley, seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker,” reads the synopsis. “The story delves into the complex dynamic between Presley and Parker spanning more than 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame to unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and America’s loss of innocence. . At the center of that journey is one of the most significant and influential people in Elvis’s life, Priscilla Presley.”
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Additional cast includes Dacre Montgomery as TV director Steve Binder, Leon Ford as Tom Diskin, Kate Mulvany as Marion Keisker, Gareth Davies as Bones Howe, Charles Grounds as Billy Smith, as well as Josh McConville as Sam Phillips and Adam Dunn as Bill Black. . To play iconic music artists in the film, singer-songwriter Yola has been cast as sister Rosetta Tharpe, model Alton Mason as Little Richard, Gary Clark Jr. as Arthur Crudup, and artist Shonka Dukureh as Willie Mae “Big Mama”. “. Thornton.
Luhrmann wrote and directed Elvis from a script he co-wrote with Sam Bromell, Craig Pearce and Jeremy Doner. Producers are Catherine Martin, Gail Berman, Patrick McCormick and Schuyler Weiss, with Courtenay Valenti and Kevin McCormick serving as executive producers.