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Austin Butler played the legendary musician in the film “Elvis” and will now star in director Jeff Nichols’ next film, “The Bikeriders,” alongside Jodie Comer and Tom Hardy.

According to Variety, “The Bikeriders” is named after a 1967 Danny Lyons photography book and “tells an origin story about the Midwestern motorcycle club of the ’60s as it became much more than a community for outsiders over the course of a decade.” Develops into a sinister gang.”


The film has brought onboard Sarah Greene and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones to produce with Fred Berger as executive producers for the film. It will begin filming in Ohio in the fall.

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“The Bikeriders” will be the sixth film to be directed by Nichols. Other films he has directed over the years are “Shotgun Stories,” “Take Shelter,” “Mud,” “Midnight Special” and “Loving.”

So far, Butler, Hardy and Comer are the only three cast members that have been announced. Butler most recently played Elvis Presley in the Baz Luhrmann-directed film. Butler was also in “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood,” “Dune,” “The Dead Don’t Die” and “The Intruder.” During the early years of his career, Butler was on the shows “Zoe 101,” “Life Unexpected,” “Switched at Birth” and “The Carrie Diaries.”

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Hardy is best known for his role in the “Venom” franchise, but Hardy also made television appearances in “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Locke,” “The Dark Knight Rises”, “The Reverent” and “Inception”. Is. Work where he plays Alfie Solomons in “Peaky Blinders” and James Kezia Delaney in “Taboo”.

Comer worked a lot in television before getting film roles in “The Last Duel,” “Free Guy” and “Star Wars” Episode IX—The Rise of Skywalker. till 2022.

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As of now, not much is known about the movie “The Bikeriders” yet and no release date has been announced at this time.