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Baz Luhrmann in talks to direct Elvis Presley biopic

Director BAZ LUHRMANN is close to landing a deal to make a new ELVIS PRESLEY biopic. The Great Gatsby filmmaker is reportedly in negotiations with studio bosses at Warner Bros., who have secured rights to Presley's entire music catalog for an as-yet-untitled film about The King of Rock and Roll, according to TheWrap.com. The original screenplay has been written by Kelly Marcel, the screenwriter behind Saving Mr. Banks and the highly-anticipated film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Gray.

Baz Luhrmann in talks to direct Elvis Presley biopic

Baz Luhrmann, 66th Cannes Film Festival - ´The Great Gatsby´ - Photocall
Baz Luhrmann, 66th Cannes Film Festival - 'The Great Gatsby' - Photocall Lia Toby/WENN.com
Director BAZ LUHRMANN is close to landing a deal to make a new ELVIS PRESLEY biopic. The Great Gatsby filmmaker is reportedly in negotiations with studio bosses at Warner Bros., who have secured rights to Presley's entire music catalog for an as-yet-untitled film about The King of Rock and Roll, according to TheWrap.com. The original screenplay has been written by Kelly Marcel, the screenwriter behind Saving Mr. Banks and the highly-anticipated film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Gray.
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