Elvis Hair, Makeup, Tattoos, and Prosthetics Details

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Baz Luhrmann’s latest hugely anticipated movie, “Elvis,” strike theaters on June 24, starring Austin Butler as the person himself, Elvis Presley Tom Hanks as his agent, Tom Parker and Olivia DeJonge as the 1 and only Priscilla Presley.

You will not even have to make it through the three-minute and 16-next trailer to know that Luhrmann — and his overall crew of creatives — did it correct with this film. Butler disappears into his character, nailing just about every past detail from the singer’s voice to his legendary hairstyle and prosthetic chiseled jawline.

The hair and makeup workforce had the notably essential occupation of transforming the main characters into very well-regarded, properly-documented individuals, and not a solitary hair could be out of location. “Baz is unbelievably visible and quite particular in what he wished, so our conversations had been a large amount about not replicating or impersonating anything at all, but instead to depict and regard,” Shane Thomas, the hair and make-up designer for the movie, tells POPSUGAR.

Thomas wanted the movie’s natural beauty looks to honor Elvis and Priscilla as the “fashion-ahead characters” that they are and choose you as a result of a few many years of their life together. He had comprehensive guidance from his director. “Baz is very hair-obsessed,” Thomas states. “It has to be great, so he offers you the time to make it fantastic. Just one of his well-known quotations while we ended up filming was, ‘The hair has spoken, so we can roll the cameras.'”

In advance, he shares extra at the rear of-the-scenes particulars about the hair and makeup in “Elvis,” like how lengthy it took to get Butler into character and how they utilized make-up and prosthetics to “vacation through the decades.”

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