The highly anticipated film ELVIS, directed by filmmaker Baz Luhrmann, was presented this Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at the Cannes International Film Festival in the presence of cast and filmmakers, including: Baz Luhrmann, Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, Olivia DeJonge, Alton Mason, Natasha Barrett and Catherine Martin.
Following an epic 12-minute standing ovation, the ELVIS filmmakers and cast were welcomed at the Palais Stéphanie Beach.
In an electric atmosphere, the guests discovered an exceptional show never seen before in the history of the Festival: a five-minute drone presentation showcasing iconic Elvis imagery.
Guests were also treated with live performances from three-time Grammy Award-winning artist Diplo, who world premiered “Tupelo Shuffle,” and multi-million album-selling global rock sensation Måneskin, who performed Elvis Presley's iconic hit “If I Can Dream,” as well as “Supermodel” and “Beggin”. Both Diplo and Måneskin are featured on the Baz Luhrmann-curated ELVIS Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, out June 24th via RCA Records.
The entire party was broadcast on the TikTok Warner Bros France, where viewers were also able to go behind the scenes of the festival with the film crew.
Campari provided beverages to celebrate the evening.
Video press materials are here.
Photography is available here or on Mediapass.
A Warner Bros. Pictures Presentation, A Bazmark Production, A Jackal Group Production, A Baz Luhrmann Film, ELVIS will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures. It is set to release in theatres internationally beginning June 22, 2022 and in North America June 24, 2022.