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Austin Butler Steps Out While Filming Elvis Presley Biopic in Australia

Austin Butler definitely has that Elvis Presley style down.

The 29-year-old actor was spotted sporting a hairstyle similar to the late King while out and about on Friday (November 20) at Broadbeach in Gold Coast, Australia.

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If you didn’t know, Austin has been in Australia filming Baz Luhrmann‘s Elvis Presley biopic. He was spotted in a denim waist-length shirt, loose khaki pants and worn brown boots while carrying a backpack.

There were numerous actors up for the role in the weeks leading up to the decision, which ultimately went to Austin.

Baz‘s movie “covers the seminal legend’s growth from dirt poor singer to global icon, seen through the prism of his complex relationship over two decades with manager Colonel Tom Parker.”

Tom Hanks will play his manager. Find out who will play Priscilla Presley!

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Is This Why Vanessa Hudgens & Austin Butler Broke Up After Over 8 Years Together?

A source is speaking out about why Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler may have broken up after dating for almost 9 years.

“They’re just shooting on two different continents and it’s a matter of distance,” a source told E! News. “There is no bad blood at all, and they have a lot of respect for each other.”

Vanessa was previously overseas filming The Princess Switch 2 for Netflix, while Austin is preparing to play Elvis Presley in the upcoming biopic about the singer.

Apparently, they “are split for now” but they’re “going to see what happens,” another insider told the publication. “They have such a history and deep connection they could find their way back to one another.”

Find out what Vanessa Hudgens did just hours after the split news broke.

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Vanessa Hudgens & Austin Butler Split After Over 8 Years of Dating (Report)

A report has emerged suggesting Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler have split up after almost a decade of dating.

Vanessa and Austin are officially broken up, and Vanessa has been telling those close to her about their breakup,” a source told Us Weekly.

The pair were first linked in September of 2011, and rumors that they split began over the holidays when the 31-year-old actress appeared to be on vacation without the 28-year-old actor.

The last official appearance they made together came back in August of 2019.

Vanessa previously spoke about if she ever felt the pressure to marry Austin.

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'Elvis' Stars Austin Butler & Olivia DeJonge Attend GQ Men of the Year Awards 2019 in Australia

Austin Butler and Olivia DeJonge pose together as they step out for the 2019 GQ Men of the Year Awards on Thursday night (November 28) in Sydney, Australia.

The Elvis movie co-stars coordinated in black outfits as they were joined at the event by director Baz Luhrmann.

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Austin and Olivia will be playing Elvis Presley and wife Priscilla in an upcoming movie about the life of the late King of Rock and Roll.

Tom Hanks also stars in the movie as Elvis’ manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

10+ pictures inside of the stars stepping out for the event…More Here! »

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Olivia DeJonge to Play Priscilla Presley in Elvis Movie

Olivia DeJonge has landed the coveted role of Priscilla Presley in the upcoming Elvis movie to be directed by Baz Luhrmann.

Austin Butler is set to play the late rock star and Tom Hanks will play his manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

Olivia is best known for her work on the Netflix series The Society.

Olivia is capable of manifesting the complex depth and presence that has made Priscilla Presley an icon in her own right. She’s an extremely talented young actor and the perfect counterpoint to Austin’s Elvis,” Baz told Deadline in a statement.

Baz‘s movie “covers the seminal legend’s growth from dirt poor singer to global icon, seen through the prism of his complex relationship over two decades with manager Colonel Tom Parker.”

Ansel Elgort Reveals Why He Thinks He Lost Out on Elvis Role to Austin Butler

Austin Butler landed the role of Elvis Presley in the upcoming Baz Luhrmann biopic, but there were numerous actors up for the role in the weeks leading up to the decision.

One of the finalists for the role, Ansel Elgort, just gave an interview where he revealed what happened in his audition.

”That wasn’t a bad audition. I think it was great,” Ansel told the Huffington Post. “I was in the middle of filming ‘West Side Story,’ so it was a little hard. I watched a ton of footage and memorized some of his interviews just to get his speech pattern down and sang a bunch of his stuff.”

Then, Ansel added, “But I wasn’t really prepared.”

Ansel has been hard at work on West Side Story, which will hit theaters in December of 2020.

Austin Butler Takes a Break During Rehearsals for Elvis Movie

Austin Butler sits on a hydrant and checks out messages on his phone during a break on Tuesday (August 20) in New York City.

The 28-year-old actor is reportedly in rehearsals for his upcoming Elvis Presley movie right now and we can’t wait for the first look at him in character!

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Baz Luhrmann will be directing the highly anticipated movie with Tom Hanks starring as Colonel Tom Parker.

You can currently catch Austin on the big screen in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

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