Over the years plenty of people have played Elvis Presley – Kurt Russell, Harvey Keitel, Bruce Campbell – and many others have taken on Richard Nixon – Anthony Hopkins, Frank Langella, John Cusack. Now it’s the turn of Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey to play Presley and the President in Elvis & Nixon.
Here’s the synopsis: ‘On the morning of December 21st 1970 the world’s biggest star, Elvis Presley (Michael Shannon) arrived on the White House lawn to request a meeting with the most powerful man in the world, President Richard Nixon (Kevin Spacey). Elvis & Nixon tells the astounding true story of this meeting between two men at the height of their powers. Also starring Colin Hanks, Johnny Knoxville and Alex Pettyfer.’
The movie will be in UK cinemas on April 29th, 2016. Take a look at the trailer below.