Baz Luhrmann on The Connection Between Britney Spears and Elvis Presley – The Hollywood Reporter
RCA Records Officially Releases Elvis Presley’s “Viva Las Vegas” Remix mashup And Britney Spears’ “Toxic” Featured In Baz Luhrmann’s Biography Elvis but can’t cut the soundtrack.
Hours before the song appeared on YouTube, Luhrmann introduced the song while walking the red carpet at the Palm Springs Film Awards, adding that by featuring the Spears song in his film , he alluded to the “subtle connection” between the superstars.
“She is a gifted and talented artist, and all gifted and talented artists are high achievers. What she’s been through — this is probably not the forum for me to comment on that, but others have said there’s a direct line between Elvis’ journey and Britney’s journey,” male said. said the Australian actor, confirming that Spears had approved the model (“She liked the idea”) and has long been known to be a fan of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. (She opened her HBO special in Las Vegas wearing a white, Presley-inspired jumpsuit.)
“Both have struggled with very, very complicated relationships. Let it be there.
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