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Luke Bracey Joins Cast of Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’ (Exclusive)

Luke Bracey Joins Cast of Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’ (Exclusive)

Luke Bracey has joined the cast of Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis,” an upcoming look at the King of Rock and Roll.

The actor will play Jerry Schilling, who started out with Elvis Presley as young football buddies in Memphis. While he became a crucial part of Elvis’ entourage throughout his career, Schilling also had an independent life and career outside of the so-called “Memphis Mafia.” He managed the Beach Boys and Jerry Lee Lewis, among other music acts.

Bracey joins a formidable cast that includes Tom Hanks as Colonel Tom Parker, Presley’s manager; Maggie Gyllenhaal as the King’s mother, Gladys Presley; and Rufus Sewell as his father, Vernon Presley. Austin Butler of TV’s “Carrie Diaries” and “Switched at Birth” and Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” will play Presley.

Bracey previously starred as Johnny Utah in the 2015 remake of “Point Break.” He also played

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