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Baz Luhrmann and the solid of Elvis attend glitzy crimson carpet premiere in Sydney



Baz Luhrmann and the solid of Elvis walked the crimson carpet final evening for the Sydney premiere of the extremely anticipated biopic.

The Aussie filmmaker was joined by the movie’s stars Austin Butler (who performs Elvis Presley), Olivia DeJonge (who performs Priscilla Presley) and Tom Hanks (who performs Elvis’ supervisor Colonel Tom Parker). 

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Baz Luhrmann, Olivia DeJonge, Austin Butler and Tom Hanks attend the Sydney premiere of Elvis on June 5. (Getty)

And the occasion was as glitzy because the King’s legendary jumpsuits, with Luhrmann even carrying a “private diamond ring from somebody known as EP”, referring to the bling he had been carrying on his finger throughout the promotional path.

“You recognize, once I was like 20, I might save up my cash and go to the movie competition on the State Theatre,” he instructed Vogue on the crimson carpet, which was held at Sydney’s State Theatre. “I used to love rug up, I might have my thermos and see 300 films.”

Baz Luhrmann reportedly wore Elvis Presley’s ring to the Sydney premiere of Elvis. (Getty)

Talking of rugging up, Butler recalled the second he hilariously despatched Luhrmann an audition video of himself enjoying ‘Unchained Melody’ in a gown. 

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“The Baz function factor, it wasn’t consciously a bathrobe second,” he cleared up this morning throughout an interview with As we speak leisure reported Brooke Boney. 

Austin Butler and Aussie actress Olivia DeJonge play Elvis and Priscilla within the biopic. (Getty)

“I tape myself a few days previous to that second the place I watched it again and noticed an impersonation and thought, ‘I am unable to ship it to Baz’.

“I used to be attempting to determine how do method this. I had this dream that introduced up a whole lot of grief. I assumed, properly, Elvis would channel right into a tune. So I simply wakened, therefore the bathrobe.” 

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Austin Butler has obtained rave opinions for his portrayal of Elvis Presley. (Getty)

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“What was fascinating it was a revelation for me. These are the moments that I am most inquisitive about about Elvis,” the actor added. “Everyone knows the icon, most of us do. However who was he when he was brushing his tooth within the morning? Who was he together with his youngster on the breakfast desk? How did he take care of grief? He misplaced his mum at younger age. It is all these moments that have been most fascinating to me.”

Watch the complete interview above.

Austin Butler performs Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s biopic. (Warner Bros)

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