ELVIS movie special screening at Graceland

On June 11, 2022, Elvis Presley’s Graceland hosted a special advance screening of Baz Luhrmann’s ELVIS movie. Along with the cast of the film, Priscilla Presley and Lisa Marie Presley attended as well as Elvis and Priscilla’s grandchildren: Riley Keough (age 33) and twins Harper and Finley Lockwood (age 13).

(Left to right): Riley Keough, Priscilla Presley, Harper Lockwood, Lisa Marie Presley, Finley Lockwood

According to The Commercial Appeal, international reporters were invited to Memphis to interview the stars, take tours of Graceland and celebrate at a cocktail party with drinks like the “Pink Cadillac” (a mixture of tequila, lime juice, the orange-flavored Cointreau and hibiscus syrup).

(Left to right): Riley Keough, Lisa Marie Presley, Priscilla Presley, Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson.

Elvis Presley’s friends in attendance included former girlfriend, Dixie Locke Emmons, Jerry Schilling and record producer, Sam Phillips’ son, Jerry Phillips.

Jerry Schilling at Elvis movie screening at Graceland, June 11, 2022.

Star of ELVIS, Austin Butler, who is getting rave reviews for his meticulous portrayal of Elvis Presley, posed for pictures earlier in the day at the museum section of Graceland called Elvis Presley’s Memphis.

Austin Butler at Elvis Presley’s Memphis, June 11, 2022.

“I was quite young, but I still remember my father’s energy and his vibe,” said Lisa Marie Presley. “And Austin, he — what’s the word? — he nailed it.”

“In my life, it’s been one disappointment after another, in terms of people portraying my father,” she continued. “Bless their hearts, I’m sure they meant well.”

The next night, June 12, another special screening was held for Elvis fans at Graceland and the cast of the film returned unannounced along with Priscilla, Lisa Marie and Riley Keough.

Watch below:

The movie opens worldwide on Friday, June 24.

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