In 1985, Priscilla Presley released a biography entitled Elvis and Me. It detailed her life with Elvis from meeting him in Germany, to moving in with him, to marriage, a child, divorce, and ultimately, his death.
In 1988, it was made into a television movie with Dale Midkiff as Elvis and Susan Walters as Priscilla.
In a surprising announcement on Monday (Sep 12), it’s been announced that Oscar-winning filmmaker Sofia Coppola is set to direct an upcoming movie titled Priscilla. It is based on Priscilla’s book Elvis & Me – which Coppola herself adapted for the big screen.
Not only was it announced that a movie will be made, but its stars were also revealed. On the Basis of Sex actress Cailee Spaeny will play Priscilla and Euphoria star Jacob Elordi will be playing Elvis. According to Deadline, Spaeny was always Coppola’s choice for Priscilla, and Elordi was picked after testing out lots of actors.
Fans of Elordi will know that he has the looks for this role and apparently, Coppola thinks he’s got the acting chops! For Halloween in 2020, Elordi and his then-girlfriend Kaia Gerber (daughter of Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber) went as Elvis and Priscilla!
Elordi celebrated his casting, and the movie’s news by sharing a black and white photo of Presley with the caption, “E.”
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See more photos of Elordi as Elvis below!