Riley Keough could not assist falling in love with Austin Butler.

Although she by no means acquired to satisfy rock and roll legend Elvis Presley earlier than his loss of life in 1977, the 33-year-old actress solely advised CelebHomes Information that watching Butler’s portrayal of her late grandfather within the new biopic Elvis was “actually emotional.”

“I did not know what to anticipate,” she mentioned. “And I believe the second I noticed him, I do not need to be a spoiler alert, however there is a second within the first type of 5 minutes that is very highly effective with Austin, and I type of, you understand, I began crying. It was actually intense.”

The Zola star—who just lately attended the movie’s Graceland premiere alongside mom Lisa Marie Presley and grandmother Priscilla Presley—additionally applauded Butler’s dedication to the function, saying, “It isn’t one thing that I believe you see fairly often with younger actors and it is a fantastic movie. Austin is unbelievable.”

Keough will quickly comply with in her grandfather’s musical footsteps, enjoying the titular, fictional rock star in Prime Video’s upcoming Daisy Jones & The Six sequence. Within the meantime, followers can quickly watch her in one other Prime present, The Terminal Checklist, which premieres July 1.