Elvis Presley: Three generations of the King's family unite at premiere of new film in Memphis
13 June 2022, 15:34
Three generations of Elvis Presley's family came together for the late singer's biopic in his hometown of Memphis on Saturday night (June 11).
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The three women posed for photos ahead of the film, and were later joined by actor Austin Butler, who plays Elvis in the film, directed by Baz Luhrmann.
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Also in attendance were Lisa's twin daughters Harper Vivienne Ann Lockwood, and Finley Aaron Love Lockwood, 13.
Riley, a successful actor, said: "It was a very emotional experience. It's very intense to watch when it's your family.
"I started crying five minutes in and didn't stop. There's a lot of family trauma and generational trauma that started around then for our family."
Elvis stars Austin Butler and Tom Hanks, as his infamous manager Colonel Tom Parker. The film follows the life and career of Elvis from his early years as a child in Mississippi, to his rise as a rock icon and movie star.
Elvis had just one child with his former wife Priscilla Presley. Lisa-Marie Presley went on to become a singer herself, and at one stage was married to pop legend Michael Jackson.
Lisa Marie has had four children in total. Her son Benjamin tragically died in 2020, aged 27.
Watch the trailer for Elvis