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Baz Luhrmann's ELVIS Film Delays Premiere Date Photo Baz Luhrmann's ELVIS Film Delays Premiere Date
by Michael Major - Nov 15, 2021

As previously announced, Baz Luhrmann has cast Austin Butler as Elvis Presley in the film. Joining Butler and Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks as Colonel Tom Parker are Olivia DeJonge, Gary Clark, Jr., Yola, Lenesha Randolph, Jordan Holland, Shonka Dukureh, Shannon Sanders, Kelvin Harrison Jr. and Alton Mason.

Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Biopic Pushed to Summer 2022 Photo Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Biopic Pushed to Summer 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2021

Baz Luhrmann's upcoming untitled Elvis biopic has been pushed from its original opening date October 1, 2021 to June 3, 2022.

STRICTLY BALLROOM at Darlington Hippodrome Rescheduled For 2022 Photo STRICTLY BALLROOM at Darlington Hippodrome Rescheduled For 2022
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2020

Due to the on-going Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 UK tour of Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom The Musical, starring Kevin Clifton and directed by Craig Revel Horwood, has been rescheduled and will now run at Darlington Hippodrome from Monday 3 to Saturday 8 January 2022.

VIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! Tops List of Outer Critics Circle Honorees! Photo VIDEO: MOULIN ROUGE! Tops List of Outer Critics Circle Honorees!
by Nicole Rosky - May 11, 2020

The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers and national publications, today announced its plans for honoring the 2019-2020 season of Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.

Baz Luhrmann Confirms Production Halted on Elvis Film, Featuring Tom Hanks Photo Baz Luhrmann Confirms Production Halted on Elvis Film, Featuring Tom Hanks
by Stephi Wild - Mar 20, 2020

Baz Luhrmann took to Twitter to confirm that the Elvis film, featuring Tom Hanks, has been halted.

Kevin Clifton Will Lead STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL on Tour Photo Kevin Clifton Will Lead STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL on Tour
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2020

Former Strictly Come Dancing champion Kevin Clifton is to star in the 2020/2021 UK & Ireland tour of Baz Luhrmann's smash hit Strictly Ballroom The Musical, playing the lead role of Scott Hastings.

Rufus Sewell Joins Baz Luhrmann's Musical ELVIS Biopic Photo Rufus Sewell Joins Baz Luhrmann's Musical ELVIS Biopic
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 13, 2020

Variety reports that Rufus Sewell has joined the cast of 'Elvis' as the King's father, Vernon Presley.

BWW Review: U.S. Premiere of STRICTLY BALLROOM at Hale Centre Theatre is Fabulous Photo BWW Review: U.S. Premiere of STRICTLY BALLROOM at Hale Centre Theatre is Fabulous
by Tyler Hinton - Feb 11, 2020

Hale Centre Theatre's U.S. premiere of Baz Luhrmann's STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL dazzles on its Centre Stage following productions in Australia and on the West End. The direction, choreography, lighting, set, and costumes--all created specifically for Hale Centre Theatre's new production--are beyond fabulous.

Maggie Gyllenhaal to Play Elvis' Mom in Baz Luhrmann's Musical Drama Photo Maggie Gyllenhaal to Play Elvis' Mom in Baz Luhrmann's Musical Drama
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 7, 2020

Maggie Gyllenhaal is set to play Elvis' mother, Gladys Presley, in Baz Luhrmann upcoming musical drama film, a?oeElvis,a?? according to Variety.

Nine New Shows Are On Sale At Wolverhampton Grand Theatre Photo Nine New Shows Are On Sale At Wolverhampton Grand Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2019

Today, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre announced nine new shows. GREASE, THE COMMITMENTS, GOOD VIBRATIONS, ROB BECKETT - WALLOP, ROMESH RANGANATHAN a?" THE CYNIC'S MIXTAPE, TONY CHRISTIE AND THE NELSON RIDDLE ORCHESTRA - CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF FRANK SINATRA & FRIENDS, STRICTLY BALLROOM, and THE DREAMBOYS and OUR DAY OUT will all on sale to Friends of the Grand and members now and on Wednesday 11 December for General Public.

Baz Luhrmann's Hit Musical STRICTLY BALLROOM is Coming to Wolverhampton Photo Baz Luhrmann's Hit Musical STRICTLY BALLROOM is Coming to Wolverhampton
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2019

Baz Luhrmann's smash hit musical STRICTLY BALLROOM is set to sweep audiences off their feet once more with the announcement of the new 2020/2021 tour, directed by dancer, choreographer and Britain's favourite TV judge; the fab-u-lous Craig Revel Horwood.

Craig Revel Horwood To Direct STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL UK and Ireland Tour Photo Craig Revel Horwood To Direct STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL UK and Ireland Tour
by Stephi Wild - Dec 3, 2019

Baz Luhrmann's smash hit musical Strictly Ballroom is set to sweep audiences off their feet once more with the announcement of the new 2020/2021 tour, directed by dancer, choreographer and Britain's favourite TV judge; the fab-u-lous Craig Revel Horwood. Foxtrotting around the UK and Ireland from September next year, the show is based on the award-winning, global film phenomenon, 'Strictly Ballroom' that inspired the world to dance.

Olivia DeJonge Cast as Priscilla Presley in Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Biopic Photo Olivia DeJonge Cast as Priscilla Presley in Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Biopic
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 25, 2019

Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that up-and-coming Australian actress Olivia DeJonge will play Priscilla Presley in Baz Luhrmann's feature film about the iconic Elvis Presley.

Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Biopic Starring Austin Butler Set to Open October 1, 2021 Photo Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Biopic Starring Austin Butler Set to Open October 1, 2021
by Stephi Wild - Aug 3, 2019

Warner Bros. has announced that the upcoming untitled Elvis biopic will open Oct. 1, 2021, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Austin Butler Cast as Elvis in Baz Luhrmann's Biopic Photo Austin Butler Cast as Elvis in Baz Luhrmann's Biopic
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 15, 2019

Warner Bros. Pictures announced today that, after an extensive search, Baz Luhrmann has cast Austin Butler as Elvis Aaron Presley in the director's upcoming film about the seminal legend. The announcement was made today by Toby Emmerich, Chairman, Warner Bros. Pictures Group.

Harry Styles, Ansel Elgort, and More Being Tested For the Role of Elvis Presley in Ne Photo Harry Styles, Ansel Elgort, and More Being Tested For the Role of Elvis Presley in New Film
by Stephi Wild - Jul 2, 2019

A group of young actors are being tested for the role of Elvis Presley in an upcoming Warner Bros. film, according to Deadline.

Tom Hanks to Play Elvis Presley's Manager in Upcoming Baz Luhrmann Film Photo Tom Hanks to Play Elvis Presley's Manager in Upcoming Baz Luhrmann Film
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 28, 2019

Tom Hanks is in talks to play Colonel Tom Parker, Elvis Presley's manager, in Baz Luhrmann's upcoming Elvis biopic, according to Variety.

Save Up To 40% On Tickets For STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL Photo Save Up To 40% On Tickets For STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL
by Marianka Swain - Aug 16, 2018

Based on Baz Luhrmann's multi award-winning movie Strictly Ballroom, the stage musical adaptation, directed by Drew McOnie, is currently playing at the Piccadilly Theatre in London's West End - book tickets here from just £15!

BWW REVIEW: MOULIN ROUGE Spins Wildly At Boston's Restored Emerson Colonial Photo BWW REVIEW: MOULIN ROUGE Spins Wildly At Boston's Restored Emerson Colonial
by Jan Nargi - Aug 5, 2018

The opulent, newly restored Emerson Colonial, the historic crown jewel among Boston's glittering theatrical houses, is the perfect setting for the equally opulent but imperfect stage adaptation of Baz Luhrmann's anachronistic 2001 movie musical MOULIN ROUGE. Originally opened in 1900, the ornately adorned gilt and red velvet theater is now celebrating its grand re-opening with a glitzy, gaudy pre-Broadway tryout of a mash-up of 1900 Bohemian Paris and a contemporary jukebox of pop rock, techno, disco and punk music. The result is a whirling dervish of sights and sounds designed more for effect than affect. The audience, obviously familiar with and adoring of the original movie, rapturously cheers on cue. But for those seeking a more nostalgic emotional connection to the material, this MOULIN ROUGE may seem more rock concert than musical theater.

Review Roundup: Were the Critics Dazzled By Broadway-Bound MOULIN ROUGE? - Updating L Photo Review Roundup: Were the Critics Dazzled By Broadway-Bound MOULIN ROUGE? - Updating Live!
by Review Roundups - Aug 5, 2018

The pre-Broadway engagement of Moulin Rouge! The Musical at the Emerson Colonial Theatre officially opened last night, August 3. Let's see what the critics are saying...

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