How to watch ‘Elvis’ – set to premiere on HBO Max in August
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- “Elvis,” a new biopic about the legendary musician, now plays exclusively in theaters.
- The movie should hit HBO Max in August, but no official release date has been confirmed.
- HBO Max costs $10 per month with ads or $15 per month without ads.
“Elvis,” a new film about the rock and roll legend, is now in theaters. The film premiered on June 24 and is set to debut
HBO Max from August 8.on
Austin Butler stars as Elvis Presley in the drama, which chronicles the singer’s life from his early days to his rise to rock and roll stardom. The film also features Tom Hanks as Colonel Tom Parker, Elvis’ longtime manager.
Check out the trailer for “Elvis”
The film also stars Olivia DeJonge as Priscilla Presley, with Helen Thomson and Richard Roxburgh appearing as Elvis’ parents. Baz Luhrmann, who is known for films like “Moulin Rouge!”, “Romeo + Juliet” and “The Great Gatsby,” is directing from a screenplay he co-wrote.
Early reviews for “Elvis” were positive, with critics praising Butler’s performance. Members of the Presley family also shared positive thoughts about the film. At the time of writing, it has an “81% Certified Fresh” rating on the review aggregator rotten tomatoes.
How to Watch ‘Elvis’
Right now, the only place you can watch “Elvis” is in a movie theater. You can check showtimes near you and buy tickets on websites like fandango.
When will ‘Elvis’ be on HBO Max?
“Elvis” should be available to stream on HBO Max in August. An official release date has not been confirmed, but Warner Bros. previously announced that all of his 2022 films will be shown in theaters for 45 days before heading to
If this release strategy holds true for “Elvis,” you’ll be able to stream it at home starting August 8. ‘The Batman’ and ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore’ were added to the HBO Max library after exactly 45 days, so a similar window for ‘Elvis’ is likely
Once “Elvis” is available on HBO Max, all subscribers will be able to watch the film at no additional cost. HBO Max costs $10/month for ad-supported access to the entire streaming library. For ad-free streaming, you can upgrade to the $15/month plan, which also lets you download titles for offline viewing and stream select movies in
How long is the movie “Elvis”?
“Elvis” has a running time of two hours and 39 minutes.
Does Austin Butler sing in the movie “Elvis”?
Yes. According to an interview with Weekly entertainment, Austin Butler sings all of Elvis’ early music in the film. For songs from the last years of the singer’s career, Butler’s voice is mixed with that of Elvis himself.
What is the rating of the movie “Elvis”?
“Elvis” is rated PG-13 for scenes including drug addiction, foul language, smoking, and suggestive material.
Where can I watch other Baz Luhrmann films?
Director Baz Luhrmann is known for flashy movies that incorporate music and often have an epic style. Here’s where you can check out the director’s first five films: