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Austin Butler Opens Up About Playing Elvis Presley In His Next Movie

Austin Butler Opens Up About Playing Elvis Presley In His Next Movie

Austin Butler is opening up about getting the chance to play Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann‘s upcoming biopic about the King of Rock n’ Roll.

The 27-year-old actor chatted with ET last night (July 22) at the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood premiere, saying that he’s “profoundly honored that Baz has invited me on this journey with him.”

Austin added, “It’s an extraordinary privilege. And I just feel so blessed to be working with such singular directors like him and Quentin Tarantino.”

He also opened up about getting some acting advice from his Once Upon a Time in Hollywood co-star, Brad Pitt.

“One thing Brad said was ‘to play the long game.’ I love that, just the idea of really choosing quality over quantity.”

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