Entertainment Movies See the 'Elvis' Cast Compared to the Real-Life People they Play From Austin Butler as the King of Rock 'n' Roll to Tom Hanks as his notorious manager Colonel Tom Parker, see how the cast of the 2023 Oscar-nominated film Elvis stacks up to their real-life counterparts By Skyler Caruso Skyler Caruso Instagram Skyler Caruso is the Editorial Assistant of PEOPLE Digital. People Editorial Guidelines Updated on March 10, 2023 05:38 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos Austin Butler in Elvis (2022); Elvis Presley. Photo: Warner Bros.; Liaison 01 of 07 Austin Butler as Elvis Presley Austin Butler in Elvis (2022); Elvis Presley. Warner Bros.; Liaison Once Upon a Time in Hollywood's Butler plays the King of Rock 'n' Roll in Baz Luhrmann's flashy film, Elvis. The film chronicles the musician and actor's rise to stardom over two decades, including his meteoric ascension to icon status and all the controversy that went with it. 02 of 07 Tom Hanks as Colonel Tom Parker Warner Bros.; Zelin/Getty Images) Oscar-winning actor Hanks plays Colonel Tom Parker, Elvis' incomparable manager. The film is told from the perspective of the highly influential music mogul and examines his relationship with Elvis over two decades. 03 of 07 Olivia DeJonge as Priscilla Presley Warner Bros.; Uncredited/AP/Shutterstock Australian actress DeJonge plays Elvis' wife, Priscilla, in the film — who was married to the King of Rock 'n' Roll from 1967 to 1973. Priscilla was also the chairwoman of Elvis Presley Enterprises (EPE), the company that transformed her husband's mansion, Graceland, into one of America's greatest tourist attractions of all time. She gave the film her stamp of approval in April 2022 and a few days later walked the Met Gala carpet on Butler's arm. 04 of 07 Dacre Montgomery as Steve Binder Warner Bros.; NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Stranger Things' actor Montgomery plays the rebellious director and producer Steve Binder, best known for his work on the hour-long Elvis concert on NBC. The legendary comeback TV special aired on June 27, 1968. 05 of 07 Kodi Smit-McPhee as Jimmie Rodgers Warner Bros.; GAB Archive/Redferns The Power of the Dog's Smit-McPhee plays Jimmie Rodgers, a country music performer and close friend of Elvis. "I really got a cool ability to share myself singing and playing guitar onstage in a small arena, which is something I've never done in a movie before," Smit-McPhee told The Hollywood Reporter in September 2021. 06 of 07 Kelvin Harrison Jr. as B.B. King Warner Bros.; Gilles Petard/Redferns) The Cyrano actor and New Orleans native plays legendary blues musician B.B. King, an influential music figure who defined the genre with his talented electric guitar skills and unique vocal style. Throughout his lifetime, the King of Blues won 15 Grammy Awards and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. 07 of 07 Helen Thomson as Gladys Presley Warner Bros.; Bettmann Archive Australian actress Thomson plays Elvis' mom, Gladys, in the film. Gladys married Vernon Presley in 1933 and had identical twins, Elvis and Jesse, on Jan. 8, 1935. Jesse was stillborn, however, so Elvis grew up an only child.