Lisa Marie Presley Says Austin Butler Deserves Oscar for ‘Elvis’

Lisa Marie Presley is singing Austin Butler’s praises, and Presley household followers are taking notice. Presley took to Twitter to share her ideas on the upcoming Baz Luhrmann movie, Elvis, and most significantly, the undertaking she says they’ll be pleased with without end.

Presley has seen Elvis two occasions already, and the expertise is a bittersweet one for the daughter of the legend himself. A sequence of Tweets share her emotions concerning the movie and the expertise she had watching it.

“Let me let you know that it’s nothing in need of spectacular. Completely beautiful. Austin Butler channeled and embodied my father’s coronary heart and soul fantastically. In my humble opinion, his efficiency is unprecedented and eventually completed precisely and respectfully. (If he doesn’t get an Oscar for this, I’ll eat my very own foot, haha.)”

“You’ll be able to really feel and witness Baz’s pure love, care, and respect for my father all through this lovely movie, and it’s lastly one thing that myself and my kids and their kids might be pleased with without end. Baz, your utter genius mixed along with your love and respect for my father and this undertaking is simply so lovely and so inspiring. I do know I’m being repetitive, however I don’t care. Thanks for setting the file straight in such a deeply profound and creative means.”

She credit Luhrmann for not simply bringing his story to life in a lovely means however for “setting the file straight,” and her praises for the movie are a promise that followers will see a facet of Elvis his household beloved and adored a lot — one that may pull the curtains again on some issues.

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In an Instagram put up on Sunday, Presley touched on the grief she’s additionally feeling proper now. Shedding her son Benjamin Keough in 2020 is one thing she says she’ll at all times carry together with her, and Presley says she needs he was alive now to have seen this lovely tribute to Elvis.

Presley additionally shares that she was moved to tears watching Riley, Harper, and Finley as they noticed the movie for the primary time.

What moved me to tears as effectively was watching Riley and Harper, and Finley afterwards, all 3 visibly overwhelmed in one of the simplest ways potential means, and so stuffed with satisfaction about their grandfather and his legacy in a means that I’ve not beforehand skilled. It breaks my coronary heart that my son isn’t right here to see it. He would have completely beloved it as effectively.

Elvis hits theaters on June 24, and it would simply wow you adequate to volunteer to eat your personal foot if Butler doesn’t win an Oscar for his portrayal of the legend.