Tag Archives: Musical

Baz Lurhmann says a four-hour version of Elvis exists

Elvis director Baz Lurhmann has revealed that his musical biopic was originally four hours long. “I mean, I have a four-hour version, actually,” he told RadioTimes.com (opens in new tab). “I do. But you have to bring it down to 2 hours 30.” Once Upon A Time in Hollywood and …

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Baz Luhrmann explains why Harry Styles wasnt cast in Elvis

Baz Luhrmann has shared why he didn’t cast Harry Styles in his Elvis biopic. The director considered the former One Direction star to play Presley before the iconic part went to Austin Butler. Luhrmann explained how they had a meeting during the casting process where Styles was keen to “put …

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Madonna biopic casts Ozarks Julia Garner in lead role

Julia Garner has secured the leading role in the upcoming Madonna biopic, Variety (opens in new tab) reports. Garner came out on top of an audition process that was described as “grueling”, with up to 11 hours a day of choreography sessions with Madonna’s choreographer and Madonna herself, as well …

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