[Movies] Michael Shannon To Play Elvis Presley In New Film
Posted by Joseph Lee on 09.11.2013
About his meeting with President Nixon...
Showbiz411 reports that Michael Shannon (Boardwalk Empire, Man of Steel) is set to play Elvis Presley in a new film about his meeting wit President Richard Nixon.
The photo between Elvis and Nixon has already inspired a TV Movie from 1997. A new film has been written and Shannon has signed on to play Presley. This is an older Elvis as met Nixon at the White House on December 21, 1970. He brought Nixon a gun, said the Beatles were anti-American and received a sheriff's badge. Nixon sent him a letter after the meeting. The meeting happened after Elvis ran from Graceland after a fight with his father over his overspending.