Elvis (miniseries)

Elvis (also known as Elvis: The Miniseries or Elvis: The Early Years) is a 2005 biographical CBS mini-series written by Patrick Sheane Duncan and directed by James Steven Sadwith. It chronicles the rise of American music icon Elvis Presley from his high school years to his international superstardom.

Elvis
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Written byPatrick Sheane Duncan
Directed byJames Steven Sadwith
StarringJonathan Rhys Meyers
Rose McGowan
Randy Quaid
Tim Guinee
Camryn Manheim
Robert Patrick
Music bySteve Dorff
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Producer(s)Judy Cairo
Editor(s)Sam Patterson
Katina Zinner
Running time173 minutes
Release
Original networkCBS
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseMay 8 (2005-05-08) –
May 11, 2005 (2005-05-11)
External links
Website

The cast includes Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Elvis, Rose McGowan as Ann-Margret, Randy Quaid as "Colonel" Tom Parker, Camryn Manheim as Gladys Presley, Robert Patrick as Vernon Presley, Tim Guinee as Sam Phillips, Jack Noseworthy as Steve Binder, Antonia Bernath as Priscilla Presley, Stuart Greer as Captain Beaulieu, Clay Steakley as Bill Black, Mark Adam as Scotty Moore, John Boyd West as Red West and Randy McDowell as Gene Smith.

Meyers won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film for his performance as Elvis Presley.

CastEdit

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Association Category Nominee(s) Result
2005
Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Miniseries Elvis Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Jonathan Rhys Meyers Nominated
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Randy Quaid Nominated
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie Camryn Manheim Nominated
Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie, or a Special Mary Jo Slater, Steve Brooksbank and Beth Blanks Nominated
Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Eduardo Castro and Helen Monaghan Nominated
Satellite Awards Best Miniseries or Television Film Elvis Won
Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Jonathan Rhys Meyers Won
Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Randy Quaid Won
Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Camryn Manheim Nominated
2006
Directors Guild of America Awards Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Miniseries James Steven Sadwith Nominated
Golden Globe Awards Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film Jonathan Rhys Meyers Won
Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Randy Quaid Nominated
Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film Camryn Manheim Nominated

Home mediaEdit

The mini-series is available on a region-free DVD and was made available August 14, 2007.

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

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