Sofia Coppola to Direct Priscilla Presley Biopic, Cailee Spaeny Will Star

Priscilla Presley is coming again to the large display, and this time, she’s taking heart stage. After being portrayed by Olivia DeJonge in “Elvis” earlier this 12 months, the businesswoman, actress, and former spouse of Elvis Presley is getting the biopic therapy from an Oscar-winning filmmaker. Deadline stories that Sofia Coppola is ready to put in writing and direct “Priscilla.”

An adaptation of “Elvis and Me,” Presley’s 1985 memoir, the movie will recall Presley’s life with Elvis. The pair met in 1959, when Presley was simply 14 years previous. They wed in 1967. The “Bare Gun” star is the co-founder of Elvis Presley Enterprises, the corporate behind Graceland.

Cailee Spaeny, whose credit embody “Mare of Easttown” and “The Craft: Legacy,” has been tapped to star in “Priscilla,” which is scheduled to shoot this fall.

Coppola most lately helmed “On the Rocks,” a 2020 comedy starring Rashida Jones and Invoice Murray. She received an Oscar for penning the screenplay for “Misplaced in Translation,” for which she additionally earned a nod for steering. Her different credit embody “The Beguiled,” “Marie Antoinette,” and “The Virgin Suicides.”


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