PRISCILLA: Sofia Coppola Set to Make A24 Film About Priscilla Presley | FilmE-book
Sofia Coppola to Reteam with A24 for New Priscilla Presley Biopic
Sofia Coppola has written a script for an upcoming A24 movie venture titled Priscilla which the acclaimed Coppola may even direct.
Oscar-winner for Best Original Screenplay (for the 2003 masterpiece, Lost in Translation), Sofia Coppola, is returning to filmmaking for a film based mostly on the lifetime of Priscilla Presley. While Elvis is without doubt one of the films to beat for main awards that has been launched to this point this yr, the movie gave us only a glimpse inside the private lifetime of Priscilla Presley. Now, Coppola can be taking a look at well-known occasions by way of the love of Elvis’s life, Priscilla’s eyes.
There’s even higher news. The fantastic actress from 2021’s hysterical How it Ends, Cailee Spaeny, goes to be taking part in Priscilla Presley. Spaeny positively made the 2021 comedy How it Ends a film value seeing because it was completely gratifying due to her nice work within the image. It can be attention-grabbing to see her assume a high-profile dramatic function resembling this one. Meanwhile, Jacob Elordi, can be taking part in Elvis. Given Austin Butler’s work as Elvis this yr, Elordi (“Euphoria”) has some fairly huge sneakers to fill. We’ll see if he’s going to have the ability to maintain a candle to Butler. This venture goes to be based mostly on Priscilla Presley’s memoir, Elvis and Me.
A24 has labored with Coppola earlier than, having launched two of her earlier movies, The Bling Ring from 2013 and 2020’s On the Rocks. While The Bling Ring stays one in all Coppola’s much less profitable movies from a essential and monetary standpoint, it’s plain that Emma Watson was enjoyable within the movie about some younger thieves who robbed celebrities resembling Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton. On the Rocks reunited Coppola along with her star from the sensible Lost in Translation, Bill Murray. Although On the Rocks was a fairly good film, it received misplaced due to the pandemic by way of showing on many huge screens for a theatrical launch although it did properly when it went on streaming.
Lost in Translation has been Coppola’s definitive masterpiece to this point, however Priscilla has lots of potential. Coppola may deliver her distinctive skills to the story of the previous spouse of Elvis so effectively that the film might be one in all A24’s largest hits. Elvis has been an amazing success on the box-office and audiences are nonetheless wanting to be taught extra concerning the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s spouse. There’s loads of ardour and drama within the relationship that existed between Elvis and Priscilla so this movie can be one to look at.
Remember that though Coppola’s presence on this venture is thrilling, it is usually an image that’s giving the completely sensible actress Spaeny an opportunity to shine vivid in a possible hit. The mixture of two of the perfect feminine skills working in movie and a studio that at all times takes large dangers (and normally succeeds) ought to result in one of the vital talked about films of the yr the movie finally ends up being launched in.
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