Austin Butler Plays Elvis Presley’s Real Guitar In Riley Keough Photos – Hollywood Life

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The Presley circle of relatives has been not anything however supportive of Austin Butler taking part in the King of Rock and Roll within the upcoming biopic Elvis. Riley Keough, Elvis’ granddaughter, published on Instagram that she hung out with Austin at Elvis’ cherished house Graceland the place the actor picked up the track legend’s guitar and performed it. Riley admitted that gazing the 30-year-old play Elvis’ guitar was once an “overwhelming” revel in for her.

“We got to spend time with @austinbutler this weekend in the house, at Graceland,” she captioned two pictures on Instagram. “It was such a special and overwhelming experience I haven’t quite processed. One of many sweet things that happened while we were there- Austin played my grandfather’s guitar in the house. This guitar hasn’t been played by many people. I know it was tuned by @paulmccartney once, but as far as people sitting down and playing it @austinbutler is one of very few people aside from my grandfather.”

In Riley’s pictures, Austin is sitting at the sofa taking part in Elvis’ guitar. Austin appeared proper at house strumming the device. “Elvis Presley” can also be noticed engraved at the neck of the guitar.

Riley and Austin had been in a position to spend some high quality time in combination because the Elvis press excursion will get underway. Riley’s mother, Lisa Marie Presley, and Riley’s grandmother and Elvis’ spouse, Priscilla Presley, attended the Memphis premiere of the biopic. Riley raved that Austin, Olivia DeJonge, Kelvin Harrison Jr., and Tom Hanks have accomplished “outstanding work” within the movie.

Ahead of the film’s liberate, Priscilla had an early screening of the movie and gave the biopic her stamp of approval. “It is a true story told brilliantly and creatively that only Baz, in his unique artistic way, could have delivered,” she stated in a remark. “Austin Butler, who played Elvis is outstanding. Halfway through the film Jerry and I looked at each other and said WOW!!! Bravo to him…he knew he had big shoes to fill. He was extremely nervous playing this part. I can only imagine.”

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Riley Keough and Austin Butler on the ‘Memphis’ premiere of ‘Elvis.’ (Eric Charbonneau/Shutterstock)

Priscilla, who was once married to Elvis from 1967 to 1973, has accompanied Austin to the 2022 Met Gala and the Cannes Film Festival. Even after this press excursion is over, Austin will all the time be circle of relatives to the Presleys. Elvis will likely be launched in theaters in every single place on June 24.

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