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'Elvis' to get free screening on Elvis Presley's birthday - deadline

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EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros, along with Elvis Presley’s estate, Graceland, are going all out to celebrate the King of Rock n’ Roll’s birthday on January 8th.

Directed by The Baz Luhrmann elvis, which is the highest-grossing original film of 2022 with WW$286 million, will be screened for free in ten cities as part of various festivities. These markets include Atlanta (AMC Phipps Plaza), Chicago (AMC River East), Dallas (AMC NorthPark), Kansas City, KS (AMC Town Center), Los Angeles (AMC Burbank), NYC (Loews 34th Street), San Francisco ( AMC Metreon), Toronto (Cineplex Scotiabank) and Vancouver (Cineplex Odeon International Village). All screenings will take place at 5:00 pm, except for LA, which starts at 4:00 pm. Luhrmann and star Austin Butler will give an intro before the screening. In Graceland, Memphis, there will be a screening at 2 pm.

The film was nominated for three Golden Globes, including Best Dramatic Film; Best Director
(Luhrmann) and Best Drama Actor, Butler.

While the movie will be available to watch on HBO Max, there will also be a 30-minute special released on Jan. Just a Boy from Tupelo: Bringing Elvis to the Big Screen about the production of Luhrmann’s film.

SiriusXM will also relay the elvis Town Hall cast January 6-8 with Luhrmann, Butler, Tom Hanks and Olivia DeJonge on Elvis Radio (Ch. 75), moderated by SiriusXM host Jess Cagle.

RCA Records will also release the never-before-released full mash-up track of elvis: Britney Spears x Elvis Presley “Toxic Las Vegas: Jamieson Shaw Remix” on January 6th.

Other birthday events include

–Elvis Movie Marathon and Club Elvis Hawaiian Style dinner, dancing and “Blue Hawaii” (January 5),

–Graceland Tour to Tupelo; Show & Tell files; Annual Elvis Birthday Pops concert with Terry Mike Jeffrey and the Memphis Symphony Orchestra (January 6).

–Elvis conversations with host Tom Brown, guests Hal Lansky, Glen Hardin and Alton Mason, who plays Little Richard in the film; Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii 50th Anniversary Concert (January 7th).

– Elvis Birthday Proclamation Ceremony, with free online viewing on the Graceland Live Stream page; Lisa Marie Presley, along with special guest Alton Mason, will attend the ceremony which will take place on the mansion’s front lawn at 8:30 am (January 8).

–The opening of “The Making of ELVIS” at Elvis Presley’s Memphis, a new exhibition in partnership with Warner Bros., National Film and Sound Archives of Australia and Luhrmann, which explores the beginning of film’s creative process through its journey to the big screen; Alton Mason will also be on site for the opening (January 8).

Graceland will offer new ELVIS Movie Ultimate VIP (UVIP) tours for a limited time (January 9-February 28).

Luhrmann said, “We are very grateful to audiences of all ages who came to see the film in theaters and Warner Bros. and the exhibitors who took what was certainly not a sure bet. A big thank you to the public that made elvis the first original title of 2022 and especially for Elvis fans – old and new. the whole elvis The team, along with Graceland and the Presleys themselves, have been listening to all of you and working diligently to create these very special gifts in celebration of Elvis’ birthday.”

“No one appreciated his fans more than Elvis, as evidenced by the pilgrimage that so many make to Graceland each year,” said Joel Weinshanker, managing partner and majority owner of Elvis Presley Enterprises. “That’s why we’re especially excited to partner with Warner Bros. on the occasion of Elvis Presley’s birthday, to add to our robust lineup for fans the gift of Baz Luhrmann’s incomparable ELVIS film – whether they are seeing it for the first time or, as we suspect, able to replay the big screen experience they, without doubt, they expected.

Presley was born January 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi and died at age 42 on August 16, 1977. He would have been 88 this year.

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