Priscilla Presley Was Taken To TEARS After Hearing That Lisa Marie Liked The New Elvis Biopic

The only child of the King of Rock and Roll, Lisa Marie Presley, gives her approval to director Baz Luhrmann’s new Elvis biopic.

In an Instagram post on Friday, the ex-wife of rock icon Priscilla Presley wrote how her daughter couldn’t be happier with the way the film turned out, and that she loved the final result after seeing it during a special screening. had seen.

“I’ve seen the Elvis movie, I’ve watched the trailer over a dozen times,” Priscilla, 76, began in the caption next to the movie’s trailer.

“But the words I heard from my daughter about how much she loved the movie and that” [her daughter] Riley [Keough] will also love it when she sees it brought tears.’

Moved: Priscilla Presley, 76, said she 'relived every moment in this movie'

Seal of Approval: Lisa Marie Presley, 54, told her mother she found her daughter [Riley Keough] would like the movie

Emotional: Priscilla Presley (left) says the feedback she received from her daughter Lisa Marie Presley (right) about how much she loved the new Elvis biopic brought her to tears

The King: Austin Butler, 30, will play Elvis Presley in the new biopic, directed by Baz Luhrmann, set to hit theaters in June

The King: Austin Butler, 30, will play Elvis Presley in the new biopic, directed by Baz Luhrmann, set to hit theaters in June

Touched by the story, which focuses on Elvis Presley and his relationship with his manager, Colonel Parker, Priscilla said she “relived every moment in this film’ and that I needed ‘a few days to overcome the emotions like Lisa’s’.

She then praised director Luhrmann and the film’s three main stars: Tom Hanks, who plays Parker, Austin Butler, who plays Elvis, and Olivia DeJonge, who portrays Priscilla herself, before calling the project “beautifully done.”

Overwhelmed with emotions: Priscilla says it took her and daughter 'a few days to get over the emotions' after seeing the upcoming biopic

Overwhelmed with emotions: Priscilla says it took her and daughter ‘a few days to get over the emotions’ after seeing the upcoming biopic

The premise: The film chronicles Presley's life and career from his early days as a kid growing up in Mississippi to his rise as a rock 'n' roll icon and movie star

The premise: The film chronicles Presley’s life and career from his early days as a kid growing up in Mississippi to his rise as a rock ‘n’ roll icon and movie star

The premise: The storyline also focuses on Elvis' complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker, who was played by Tom Hanks (pictured) in the biopic

The premise: The storyline also focuses on Elvis’ complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker, who was played by Tom Hanks (pictured) in the biopic

After seeing the Elvis biopic at a special screening late last month, Priscilla raved about Luhrmann’s vision and Austin Butler’s performance as the King of Rock and Roll, to whom she had been married for just over six years.

The film chronicles Presley’s life and career from his early days as a child growing up in Mississippi to his rise as a rock and roll icon and movie star, along with his complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

This story is about the relationship between Elvis and Colonel Parker. It’s a true story told brilliantly and creatively that only Baz, in his uniquely artistic way, could have lived up to. Austin Butler, who played Elvis, is outstanding,” the now 76-year-old wrote.

High praise: Priscilla praised director Baz Luhrmann, along with lead actor Austin Butler, Ton Hanks and Olivia DeJonge: 'Beautifully done'

High praise: Priscilla praised director Baz Luhrmann, along with lead actor Austin Butler, Ton Hanks and Olivia DeJonge: ‘Beautifully done’

Her opinion: 'This story is about the relationship between Elvis and Colonel Parker.  It's a true story told brilliantly and creatively that only Baz, in his uniquely artistic way, could have lived up to.  Austin Butler, who played Elvis, is excellent,

Her opinion: ‘This story is about the relationship between Elvis and Colonel Parker. It’s a true story told brilliantly and creatively that only Baz, in his uniquely artistic way, could have lived up to. Austin Butler, who played Elvis, is excellent,” Priscilla said last month

Coming this summer: The new Elvis biopic is slated for theatrical release in the United States on June 24, 2022, and will air 45 days later on HBO Max

Coming this summer: The new Elvis biopic is slated for theatrical release in the United States on June 24, 2022, and will air 45 days later on HBO Max

‘Halfway through the movie Jerry [Schilling] and I looked at each other and said WOW!!! Bravo to him…he knew he had to fill big shoes. He was extremely nervous playing this role. I can only imagine.’

She continued, “Tom Hanks was Col Parker in this movie. What a character he was. Colonel had two sides, Jerry and I witnessed both. The story, as we all know, does not have a happy ending. But I think you will understand a little more about Elvis’ journey, written by a director who has put his heart and soul and many hours into this film.’

Fans got a first look at Butler, 30, as Elvis in the first trailer, which was released in February.

The new Elvis biopic will have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in 2022, which runs from May 17 to 28.

It is scheduled for a theatrical release in the United States on June 24, 2022, and will air 45 days later on HBO Max.

As they were: Priscilla was married to Elvis for six years, from 1967 to 1973;  Priscilla and Lisa Marie pictured with Elvis in 1970

As they were: Priscilla was married to Elvis for six years, from 1967 to 1973; Priscilla and Lisa Marie pictured with Elvis in 1970

Thumbs up: Lisa Marie told her mom she thinks her daughter Riley Keough will love the Elvis movie;  mother and daughter pictured in October 2017

Thumbs up: Lisa Marie told her mom she thinks her daughter Riley Keough will love the Elvis movie; mother and daughter pictured in October 2017

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