On a December morning in 1970, the King of Rock ‘n Roll showed up on the lawn of the White House to request a meeting with the most powerful man in the world, President Nixon. Starring Academy Award® nominee Michael Shannon as Elvis Presley and two-time Academy Award® winner Kevin Spacey as Richard Nixon, comes the untold true story behind this revealing, yet humorous moment in the Oval Office forever immortalized in the most requested photograph in the National Archives.
Elvis & Nixon is an upcoming American comedy-drama film directed by Liza Johnson and written by Joey Sagal, Hanala Sagal and Cary Elwes. The film stars Kevin Spacey as President Richard Nixon, and Michael Shannon as singer Elvis Presley, and focuses on the December 21, 1970, meeting between the two men at the White House. The film also stars Alex Pettyfer, Johnny Knoxville, Colin Hanks, Evan Peters, and Ashley Benson. The film will be released on April 15, 2016 by Amazon Studios and Bleecker Street.
Elvis & Nixon
Directed by: Liza Johnson
Starring: Michael Shannon, Kevin Spacey, Alex Pettyfer, Johnny Knoxville, Colin Hanks, Evan Peters, Sky Ferreira, Dylan Penn, Ritchie Montgomery
Screenplay by: Joey Sagal, Hanala Sagal
Production Design by: Mara LePere-Schloop
Cinematography by: Terry Stacey
Film Editing by: Sabine Hoffman, Michael Taylor
Art Direction by: Kristin Lekki
Music by: Ed Shearmur
MPAA Rating: None.
Studio: Bleecker Street, Amazon Studios
Release Date: April 22, 2016