Hugh Jackman Has Seen Elvis, And He Has Ideas On Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, And Extra

Hugh Jackman makes a behavior of supporting the works of his mates and colleagues – even these he’s “feuding” with – and this previous week he despatched some love within the path of Baz Luhrmann. Jackman labored with the filmmaker within the making of the 2008 epic Australia, and he not too long ago took to his in style Twitter account to congratulate Luhrmann on his newest blockbuster: Elvis, starring Austin Butler.

Not limiting himself to the 280 characters that Twitter permits per message, Hugh Jackman posted a selfie video that options him raving about Elvis for 45 seconds. The actor, who’s presently starring in Broadway’s The Music Man, defined that he had gone to see the movie together with his spouse Deborra-Lee Furness, and he was a part of a packed crowd that “went loopy” for the movie. Stated Jackman,

You might have achieved it once more, Elvis is unimaginable. Deb and I went to see it final evening right here in New York Metropolis with a packed viewers, and everybody went loopy. The music, the visuals, the appearing, the manufacturing design, every thing about is simply so fantastically achieved. It’s simply a lot enjoyable, and I extremely, extremely suggest you all exit to see it.

Hugh Jackman is much from the one one singing Elvis‘ praises, as whereas the movie obtained a polarizing response from critics after its Cannes premiere, it has develop into a pleasant hit for Warner Bros. on the field workplace. It received the field workplace in its opening weekend, topping Prime Gun: Maverick, and it made an extra $30.5 million in home ticket gross sales between this previous Friday and Sunday.

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Clearly the Logan star was obsessed with all facets of Elvis, however Hugh Jackman particularly complemented the work achieved by the film’s stars. He says that Austin Butler does an “superb job” bringing to life rock and roll legend Elvis Presley, and that whereas expectations are all the time excessive for a Tom Hanks efficiency, his newest work is “astonishing.” Additionally saluting Baz Luhrmann and screenwriter Sam Bromell, Jackman continued,

Austin crushes, you crush it, man, as Elvis. You probably did an incredible job. Tom Hanks, you’re all the time unimaginable, however as Colonel Tom Parker, you’re simply astonishing. We simply completely liked it. It was an excellent, sensible evening on the theater, and Baz and Sam, you’re simply one of many biggest groups on the market, and I’m thrilled, thrilled, thrilled you’re making films. This one is particular.

You possibly can watch the video that Hugh Jackman recorded by clicking the play button within the Twitter embed under:

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Elvis arrived in theaters on the finish of final month and is now taking part in in theaters in all places. And in case you’re not in New York to see The Music Man however within the temper to look at Hugh Jackman do what he does finest, you may all the time head over to our Hugh Jackman streaming information to discover ways to watch his finest films.

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