August 04 - New Elvis Biopic?

Following the Freddie Mercury biopic, “Bohemian Rhapsody”, which will be released in October, the King himself, Elvis Presley, is to be portrayed on the big screen. On hold since 2014, the project is likely to pick up speed now that director Baz Luhrmann intends to begin shooting in March 2019.
As well as taking the director’s chair, Luhrmann (“Moulin Rouge” and the “The Great Gatsby”) will write the screenplay and act as producer. In his role as writer, he will take over from Kelly Marcel and Jeremy Donner, who were previously tasked with producing the script.
The film will be split into two parts focusing on different periods in the singer’s life. The first of these will focus on Elvis between the ages of 18 and 22, and the second will pick up his story at age 35.
Casting director Kristy Carlson will be looking for two actors with a talent for singing, to play the role of the King whose wild dance moves sparked so much controversy in his day. The film will be the first major biopic to be entirely focused on an iconic celebrity of the 1950s.
The rumor has yet to be conffirmed by Warner Bros.

His Hand In Mine

The classic gospel LP “His Hand In Mine” has been re-issued on Silver Swirl vinyl by Friday Music. This re-issue comes in a gatefold cover with additional poster. 

Side A: His Hand In Mine / I’m Gonna Walk Dem Golden Stairs / In My Father’s House / Milky White Way / Known Only To Him / I Believe In The Man In The Sky

Side B: Joshua Fit The Battle / He Knows Just What I Need / Swing Down, Sweet Chariot / Mansion Over The Hilltop / If We Never Meet Again / Working On The Building.
(Source: Discussing Films / Inquirer)

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