Harry Styles is living one of his best career moments Since he started his solo music career. After the release of his latest studio album, “Harry’s House” on May 20, the British artist became number one in US sales in just three days, which is quite a milestone for him.
The British artist has not only succeeded in music, but has also succeeded He is increasingly focusing on his side career as an actor. However, there is a film project that he resisted, as he himself explained during an interview.
Not everyone knows that Harry Styles was a strong candidate to get into the skin of the King of Rock, in the new Elvis movie. However, this role was finally taken by American actor Austin Butler. The movie will be released on June 24 in the United States.
Baz Luhrmann explains why Harry Styles is not cast in the upcoming Elvis biopic starring Austin Butler:
“Harry is a really talented actor. I am going to work with him on something, the real problem is that he is Harry Styles. He really is an icon.” pic.twitter.com/vyak5VXDia
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On an American show, Harry admitted that: “Elvis was probably the first person I met other than my family when I was a kid. For this reason, There was something incredibly sacred about her so I thought I should try to get the part». However, the role was eventually played by Austin Butler.
British artist auditioned for Elvis PresleyHe was initially said to take on the role, but was eventually eliminated. “I was so intrigued by that. If a director feels I’m not the best person in this part, it’s better for them and it’s better for me.” If they think the movie would be better with someone else, I don’t want to do that because I don’t want to be the not-so-good version.‘,” the British explained at the time.
As Baz Luhrmann, director of Elvis, said of Styles: “Harry is a very talented actor. I’m going to work on something with him. With that, The real problem with Harry is that Harry’s style is already an icon“, pointed out.
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– Elvis Presley February 17 2022