An influential moment in pop culture and politics history is set to repeat itself, as a new featurette for the upcoming biographical comedy, ‘Elvis & Nixon,’ has been released. The film’s production company, Amazon Studios, and distributor, Bleecker Street Media, have unveiled the clip, before the movie is distributed in theaters Nationwide on April 22. The comedy’s latest featurette chronicles the legendary meeting between the two title characters, The King of Rock and Roll and President Nixon.
‘Elvis & Nixon’ was directed by ‘Hateship Loveship’ helmer, Liza Johnson. The historical comedy was written by Joey Sagal, Hanala Sagal and Cary Elwes. Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey portray Elvis Presley and Richard Nixon, while Alex Pettyfer, Johnny Knoxville, Colin Hanks, Evan Peters, Sky Ferreira, Tracy Letts, Tate Donovan and Ashley Benson star in supporting roles.
Amazon Studios and Bleecker Street Media have released the following synopsis for ‘Elvis & Nixon’:
On a December morning in 1970, the King of Rock ‘n Roll, Elvis Presley, showed up on the lawn of the White House to request a meeting with the most powerful man in the world, President Nixon. Starring Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon as Elvis Presley and two-time Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey as Richard Nixon, comes the untold true story behind this revealing, yet humorous moment in the Oval Office forever immortalized in the most requested photograph in the National Archives.
Watch ‘Elvis & Nixon’s new featurette below.
Written by: Karen Benardello