Austin Butler talks about the struggles he faced during his preparation. Elvis the film
The 31-year-old actor revealed that he has not seen his family for 3 years.
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Now, Butler might have had the role of a lifetime, but he started out as a Disney kid…
Butler began her career in television appearing on both the Disney Channel and
He fell into the acting business at the age of thirteen when he was approached by a representative of an acting management company who saw potential in the young star.
They helped launch him into the entertainment industry.
After realizing she had acting skills, Butler began taking acting classes.
He began working as an extra, then moved on to play Lionel Scranton for two seasons on Nickelodeon. Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide.
2 years later, Butler played Derek Henson. Hannah Montana.
After spending most of his early career playing teenage heartthrobs, Butler branched out into Broadway and film.
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She made her Broadway debut in the 2018 show. In comes the Iceman.Which was highly criticized by the critics.
He later came to the big screen playing the role of Tex Watson in Quentin Tarantino’s film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood In 2019
Although she only had minimal screen time, her performance grabbed everyone’s attention.
Due to which he auditioned for his latest film.
Butler famously starred in the hit film. Elvis.
Joe Baz Luhrmann’s biopic of Elvis Presley, which focuses on his early years and rise to stardom in the 1950s.
It tells the story of his life from childhood to rock and roll legend.
Touching on his relationships with the important people in his life.
His manager, Colonel Tom Parker.
And his then-wife, Priscilla Presley, and all the ups and downs of her career.
The film itself had an amazing cast.
Featuring Austin Butler as Elvis Presley, Tom Hanks as Colonel Tom Parker, Olivia de Jonge as Priscilla, and Decker Montgomery as Steve Binder.
Fans were drooling over it. Elvis Since it first came out.
Twitter was flooded with posts about the film, a fan Tweeted: “I’m going back to the cinema for my 9675th watch. Elvis the film.”
one more echo: “I fall asleep thinking about it. Elvis I wake up thinking about the movie. Elvis Lord have mercy on the movie.
“You know what I love about the new #ElvisMovie? The fact that it’s made by someone who knows Elvis, the incredible portrayal of Austin, and that a A whole new generation is discovering Elvis for the first time, and they seem to be loving it. I love it,” said a third. wrote
Even though people are raving about his amazing performance and incredible. 12 minutes of standing posture After the film’s premiere at the Cannes Film Festival…
Butler went through one. Very during filming.
The actor opened up about how he completely immersed himself in the role for 6 months when filming was postponed due to the pandemic.
It took a lot from him, admitting that he began to lose touch with who he was.
After the production ended, Butler was rushed to the hospital…
“You can lose touch with who you really are. And I definitely had when I finished. Elvis — who was in not knowing,” he said GQ. “The next day I woke up at 4 a.m. with excruciating pain, and I was taken to the hospital.”
“The day after I finished my body started shutting down. ElvisAustin said.
While he thankfully recovered from the virus, there are many things that stuck with him after filming.
In an interview, Butler described how painful the filming experience was, stating that Baz left her “in tears” on her first day in the recording studio.
“When I was on my first day in the recording studio, Baz wanted me to get as close to performing as possible,” Austin said. VMAN. “He had all the executives and all the people from RCA, who were back in the offices, he brought them into the recording studio and he went: ‘I want you all to sit on the Austin side’ and he told them to worship me.”
“Then they were making fun of me and stuff while I was singing,” he added.
He continued: “When we were filming the moment when Elvis came on stage for the first time and he was heckled by the audience, I knew how that felt. I went home crying that night. I really did.”
Butler even mentioned that Leonardo DiCaprio warned him about Baz, as he worked with him. Romeo and Julietand for again the great Gatsbyso he knew everything about the filmmaker’s approach.
“I’ve talked to Leo before and he said: ‘Baz is going to push you in ways you didn’t know anyone could,'” Austin said. “‘He’ll keep you off balance and keep you off balance.'”
Although the film became a huge success, and many even predicted that the actor would be in the running for an Oscar nomination the following year, it was not an easy journey for Butler.
He sat down with Janelle Monae for Variety. Actors on actors series to explain the extreme lengths he went to perfect his role as Elvis.
Butler revealed that he has not seen his family for 3 years.
“During ElvisI haven’t seen my family for almost 3 years,” he admitted.
“Oh no,” Mooney replied.
Butler continued: “I was in New York preparing with Baz, and then I went to Australia. I had months where I didn’t speak to anyone.
“That was the only thing I was thinking about when I did it. Elvis“
He then said that when he had a chance to speak with his family again, he was speaking to them in Elvis’s accent.
“I was speaking in his voice the whole time,” Butler said.
The revelation shocked fans, and many took to Twitter to share their thoughts.
One person commented: “It’s never that serious I promise you. It’s very inspiring to me, if you need to do it all.
Another added: “Procedures are so unbearable… like if you don’t just pop in and out.”
A third said: “Method acting has done irreparable damage to Hollywood actors.”
You can watch the interview. Here.
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