Wisdom says that fools don’t rush in but wise men can’t resist falling in love. Elvis trailer.
In the future ElvIs Presley biopic dropped its first official trailer on Thursday, Feb. 17 and highlighted Austin Butler‘s stunning transformation into the iconic King of Rock and Roll—hip thrusts, southern accent, mutton chops and all.
But he’s not just putting on a show—that really is Trailer features Butler singing “Suspicious Minds,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock” and “Unchained Melody”.
“When the process began, I wanted my voice to sound identical. This instills fear. So that got the fire burning,” Butler said at a virtual press conference for the film, per The Hollywood Reporter. “I was voice-coaching for a year prior to we began shooting.”
Creator Baz Luhrmann explained that the film features Butler’s voice as a young Elvis and a blend of his and Presley’s voices for his older iteration. You can watch Butler’s performance in full here.