One of the crucial buzzed-about movies of this yr is likely to be Elvis, with the Baz Luhrmann-helmed drama having an impressive run when it debuted at the box office earlier this summer. The movie presents a whirlwind have a look at the lifetime of Elvis Presley (Austin Butler) and his poisonous dynamic with Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks) — and because it seems, there’s nonetheless extra of that story left to be explored. When Elvis was initially launched, Luhrmann hinted that he initially shot 4 hours of footage, which ultimately resulted in the 2 hour and 39 minute-long finished movie. In a recent interview with Screen Rant, Luhrmann addressed the opportunity of him releasing the prolonged lower on the HBO Max streaming service — and revealed that he is too “drained” for it to occur instantly.

“Not now, and never in all probability subsequent yr,” Luhrmann defined. “However I do not shut my thoughts to the concept that sooner or later, there is likely to be a means of exploring one other [cut]. I’ve received to be actually cautious right here, as a result of the second I put it on the market… I inform you what, all my tweets are nothing however, ‘We wish the four-hour model! We wish the four-hour model!’ I believe individuals are at my gates with pitchforks saying, ‘We wish the four-hour model!’ However I do not shut my thoughts to the concept that there could be an prolonged lower. Proper now, with how lengthy it is stayed within the theaters and the way nicely it is performed, it is crossed the road. Nevertheless it’s performed so nicely on HBO Max over the weekend, so it is in regards to the mother or father firm going, ‘Wow, it is actually price spending the cash.'”

“As a result of it is not similar to I’ve received it, and also you simply put it on the market,” Luhrmann continued. “Each minute in post-production, it’s a must to do visible results, grading, slicing, refining, and ADR sound. It is not prefer it’s simply sitting there completed, and I can simply push a button and it comes out. You’d need to get again in and work on it. To do an prolonged lower, you would be engaged on it for one more 4 or six months one thing. I am not closed to it, however not now. I am somewhat bit on the drained aspect.”

Is Elvis on HBO Max?

Elvis arrived on HBO Max earlier this fall, hitting the platform on Friday, September 2nd. The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Butler), seen by way of the prism of his sophisticated relationship together with his enigmatic supervisor, Colonel Tom Parker (Hanks). The story delves into the complicated dynamic between Presley and Parker spanning over 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, towards the backdrop of the evolving cultural panorama and lack of innocence in America. Central to that journey is likely one of the most important and influential individuals in Elvis’s life, Priscilla Presley (Olivia DeJonge).

The forged of Elvis additionally contains Dacre Montgomery, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Luke Bracey, and Shonka Dukureh.

Would you wish to see a four-hour lower of Elvis? Share your ideas with us within the feedback under!

Read More