‘Elvis and The USS Arizona’ film recognizes Presley’s fundraising role for Pearl Harbor memorial in Hawaii

On March 25, 1961, Elvis Presley performed a special concert in Honolulu, Hawaii to raise funds for the USS Arizona Memorial, a tribute to the US service men and women who lost their lives during the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7, 1941.

The new 2021 documentary film by the World War II Foundation called Elvis and The USS Arizona tells the story of how Presley literally helped build the memorial that stands today.

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Meet the cast of Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming Elvis Presley biopic

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Elvis and Colonel Parker (left) on the set of Love Me Tender in 1956 

UPDATE:
For the latest news on the film since this article was written,
visit our Elvis Presley 2022 biopic movie page

Tom Hanks will play Colonel Parker and Austin Butler will play Elvis Presley in an upcoming movie about The King of Rock and Roll. The untitled film is being directed by Baz Luhrmann (Moulin Rouge) and is scheduled for release by Warner Bros. on November 5, 2021.

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