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4 Other Stars Auditioned for Austin Butler's 'Elvis' Role (& 1 Competitor was Deemed Too Iconic!)

Austin Butler landed a highly coveted role in Hollywood when he was cast to bring Elvis Presley to life in Baz Luhrmann‘s biopic Elvis, and he faced stiff competition to book the Oscar-nominated role.

The 32-year-old star is said to have faced off against four talented actors to play the music legend. He even revealed a moment during the audition process when he was concerned that he lost the part.

His portrayal of the King of Rock and Roll is on our minds again as Austin returns to the big screen with a new role in Dune: Part Two. We decided to do some digging to see who else was in the running.

Scroll through the four actors who could have been Elvis Presley instead of Austin Butler…

4 Stars Auditioned to Play Elvis Before Austin Butler was Cast (& 1 Competitor was Deemed Too Iconic!)

Austin Butler landed a highly coveted role in Hollywood when he was cast to bring Elvis Presley to life in Baz Luhrmann‘s biopic Elvis, and he faced stiff competition to book the Oscar-nominated role.

The 32-year-old star is said to have faced off against four talented actors to play the music legend. He even revealed a moment during the audition process when he was concerned that he lost the part.

His portrayal of the King of Rock and Roll is on our minds again as Jacob Elordi, who played Elvis in Priscilla, takes over Saturday Night Live so decided to do some digging to see who else might have landed the role.

Scroll through the four actors who could have been Elvis Presley instead of Austin Butler…

4 Stars Auditioned to Play Elvis Before Austin Butler was Cast (& 1 was Deemed Too Iconic for the Role)

Austin Butler landed a highly coveted role in Hollywood when he was cast to bring Elvis Presley to life in Baz Luhrmann‘s biopic Elvis, and he faced stiff competition to book the Oscar-nominated role.

The 32-year-old star is said to have faced off against four talented actors to play the music legend. He even revealed a moment during the audition process when he was concerned that he lost the part.

His portrayal of the King of Rock and Roll is on our minds again with the release of Priscilla, which stars Jacob Elordi as Elvis. We were curious and did some digging to see who else might have landed the role.

Scroll through the four actors who could have been Elvis Presley instead of Austin Butler…

Taylor Swift Returns to No. 1 on Billboard Chart with '1989 (Taylor's Version),' Ties Record with Elvis Presley

Taylor Swift is back in the No. 1 spot on the albums chart!

The 34-year-old songstress’ latest release 1989 (Taylor’s Version) climbed back up the Billboard 200 albums chart for the week of her birthday. This is the fourth non-consecutive week for the re-recorded release, which dropped in October.

In addition, she actually has three albums currently in the Top 10, as Midnights and Lover are sitting at No. 3 and No. 7, respectively, on the chart ending December 21st.

1989 (Taylor’s Version) returning to the top has caused Taylor to tie a record held by Elvis Presley!

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Priscilla Presley Shares Why She & Elvis Presley Only Had One Kid & Explains Why She Never ReMarried

Priscilla Presley is looking back at her marriage to Elvis Presley.

Priscilla, 78, was married to the late King of Rock and Roll from 1967 until 1973. Elvis died four years later in 1977. Together, they share daughter Lisa Marie Presley, who sadly passed in early 2023.

While promoting her new biopic Priscilla directed by Sofia Coppola, Priscilla explained why she and Elvis only had one child and why she never remarried after their divorce.

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Why Is There No Elvis Presley Music in 'Priscilla'? Answer & Explanation Revealed

If you’ve seen the new film Priscilla, you’ve likely noticed there were no Elvis Presley songs in it, despite him being a big part of the story.

The movie of course is based on Priscilla Presley‘s memoir “Elvis and Me,” where she talks about meeting Elvis, their marriage, and the factors and issues that led to the couple‚Äôs divorce.

Randall Poster, the music supervisor on the A24 pic, reveals why they didn’t include any of Elvis‘ music in the film.

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Priscilla Presley Recalls Her Final Moments With Daughter Lisa Marie, Addresses Feud Rumors With Granddaughter Riley

Priscilla Presley opened up in an interview with Piers Morgan.

The 78-year-old icon and former wife of Rock King Elvis Presley spoke on a variety of topics during a nearly hour-long interview with the journalist.

She recalled her final moments with her daughter Lisa Marie, who died tragically in January.

Priscilla also addressed the rumored feud between her and her granddaughter Riley Keough. If you don’t recall, there were questions about their relationship after questions arose about Lisa Marie‘s will. They settled the estate in August.

The matriarch of the Presley family touched on when Elvis died and being buried near her ex-husband.

Scroll through the slideshow for the biggest takeaways from Priscilla Presley’s interview…