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Maggie Gyllenhaal Will Play Elvis Presley's Mom in Baz Luhrmann's Upcoming Musical Drama

Maggie Gyllenhaal Will Play Elvis Presley's Mom in Baz Luhrmann's Upcoming Musical Drama

Maggie Gyllenhaal is going to be playing The King’s mom!

The Deuce actress will play Gladys Presley, mother to the late icon, in the upcoming Baz Luhrmann musical drama Elvis, Variety reported on Friday (February 7).

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As previously announced last year, Austin Butler is playing Elvis, and Tom Hanks is playing his manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

The movie is set to focus on “the veteran manager and the young singer, who came from dirt-poor origins to become an icon who changed the course of music history.”

Here’s what Austin Butler recently said about taking on the role of Elvis Presley in the movie…

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