is taking on the role of the King’s father. Rufus Sewell
The 52-year-old The Man in the High Castle star will be playing
Vernon Presley, ‘s dad, Elvis Presley Variety confirmed on Thursday (February 13).
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As previously announced,
will play the role of Elvis, Austin Butler will play his manager Colonel Tom Parker, and Tom Hanks will play his mother. Maggie Gyllenhaal
The movie revolves follows “the veteran manager and the young singer, who came from dirt-poor origins to become an icon who changed the course of music history.” Production is set to begin later this spring.
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