Elvis & Nixon is an upcoming film revolving around the infamous meeting between Elvis and Nixon.
The film traces an infamous meeting between Elvis and Nixon that took place on Dec. 21, 1970, after Elvis wrote Nixon a six-page letter requesting a visit and suggesting that he be made a "Federal Agent-at-Large" for the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film began shooting in Atlanta, Georgia. Other locations include Shreveport, Louisiana and Los Angeles, California.
The cast will feature Michael Shannon as Elvis, Kevin Spacey as Richard Nixon, and a supporting cast that now includes Colin Hanks, Alex Pettyfer, Johnny Knoxville, and Evan Peters of X-Men: Days of Future Past. Pettyfer is playing Elvis' best friend Jerry Schilling, a man who accompanied Elvis on the trip, while Sky Ferreira will play Schilling's love interest.
- !...Feeling #BLESSED to be apart of this.
- Sky Ferreira (@skyferreira) Jan 16, 2015 at 1:26 PST via Instagram