Elvis star Austin Butler remembers Lisa Marie Presley after her Oscar nomination following her tragic death: ‘I just wish she was there to celebrate’
Austin Butler wants Lisa Marie Presley to be “here to celebrate” after the film based on the life of her legendary father, Elvis, received eight Oscar nominations.
Butler, 31, who was nominated for Best Actor for his portrayal of The King, remembered Lisa Marie after her tragic death at 54 as he spoke with The Hollywood Reporter shortly after the news broke. appointments.
‘[This role] seemed like it was this unclimbable mountain in front of me,’ he told THR. “There were so many pitfalls and so I focused on one step at a time.
“And really, the thing for me was just to honor the life of this man and his family. And that’s why those moments when Lisa Marie and Priscilla [Presley] I got to see the movie and then I saw them for the first time afterwards… nothing I would ever do would ever top that. And especially with Lisa Marie who is not here with us. I just wish she was here to celebrate today with us.
Austin Butler wants Lisa Marie Presley to be ‘here to celebrate’ after film based on her legendary father, Elvis, receives eight Oscar nominations