So in addition to the hip-hop TV show, and the kung-fu movie, and then all these other lofty ideas he dreamed up in bed, Baz Luhrmann will possibly take on the King. According to the Wrap, Lurhmann is in talks to direct an Elvis biopic (written by Kelly Marcel, of Saving Mr. Banks and Fifty Shades of Grey). Yes, the project has musical rights; no, there is no word on who’d play Elvis. But you have to go with Leto, right?
Baz Luhrmann addresses the media during a rehearsal of the Australian musical ‘Strictly Ballroom The Musical’ at Carriageworks on February 25, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. Photo: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images