It is awards season for films right now and that means we’re being treated to some of the finest films and performances Hollywood has to offer. One film that is getting a lot of buzz is the new Presley biopic, Priscilla, which stars Australia’s own Jacob Elordi as Elvis. Priscilla finally has a release date in Australia and if you’re looking forward to watching this buzzy A24 hit we have some news on when and where you can do that.
When is Priscilla coming out in Australia?
Priscilla first debuted at the Venice Film Festival, followed by a wide release in the US in November and in the UK early January.
Aussies had to wait a little bit longer, but the upside is that the movie is available to watch now. The movie opened officially in Australia on January 18, 2024.
Where to watch the Priscilla movie
Priscilla is currently screening in cinemas around the country. Stay tuned for more information on when you can stream it at home in the coming months.
Priscilla trailer and story
Well, as the title suggests, this film explores the life of the famed Presleys from Priscilla’s point of view, showing the thrilling highs and lows of their marriage. The movie is actually based upon the memoir written by Priscilla Presley titled Elvis and Me.
Priscilla cast and characters
Another highlight of the upcoming Priscilla movie is the talent its employing.
The film is directed by Sofia Coppola with a cast led by Cailee Spaeny in the titular role, Jacob Elordi as Elvis and Ari Cohen and Dagmara Domińczyk as Priscilla’s parents. Priscilla Presley herself is also credited as an executive producer on the movie.
The film is scoring well with critics on Rotten Tomatoes, landing an 83% Fresh score from over 250 reviews. Spaeny has also been nominated for a Golden Globe award and is in talks for a potential Oscar nom.
One thing to note, however, is that the Presley biopic does not actually use any of Elvis’ music in its soundtrack. Instead, the French indie band Phoenix and Randall Poster helped to create the original music of the film.
All in all, it sounds like this is one film to definitely check out during awards season. Catch it from January 18.
Lead Image Credit: A24/Madman
This article has been updated with additional information.
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