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Elvis Presley: the untold story of the King

StarsInsider Logo By Stars Insider of StarsInsider | Slide 1 of 31: Stars come and go with the times, but in showbiz, there's one name that won't fade away. Elvis Presley, otherwise known as the King, may be remembered forever. In just 42 years on Earth, the American singer conquered the world of entertainment. First it was his music, with songs like 'Heartbreak Hotel' dominating the radio. Then it was the look, the audacious dance moves, which sent shock waves through conservative America and across the globe. Elvis became a household name thanks to performances on programs like 'The Ed Sullivan Show,' which led him into the world of cinema. Though his acting skills are cynically debated, it's undeniable that Presley also made a huge impact in the world of film. His performances in 'King Creole,' 'Blue Hawaii,' 'Viva Las Vegas' are loveable, and only helped the King build his empire.Now, an actor will step up and star as Elvis himself. A new biopic is in production, centering around the King of Rock 'n' Roll. A number of stars have been named as frontrunners, like Ansel Elgort, Miles Teller, and Harry Styles. Only time will tell who will star in the leading role, but jump ahead of the movie hype and get to know the true story. Find out about Presley's tough upbringing, his religious beliefs, the domestic drama, and his tragic demise. Click on for the true story of Elvis Presley.

Elvis Presley: the untold story of the King

Stars come and go with the times, but in showbiz, there's one name that won't fade away. Elvis Presley, otherwise known as the King, may be remembered forever. In just 42 years on Earth, the American singer conquered the world of entertainment. First it was his music, with songs like 'Heartbreak Hotel' dominating the radio. Then it was the look, the audacious dance moves, which sent shock waves through conservative America and across the globe. Elvis became a household name thanks to performances on programs like 'The Ed Sullivan Show,' which led him into the world of cinema. Though his acting skills are cynically debated, it's undeniable that Presley also made a huge impact in the world of film. His performances in 'King Creole,' 'Blue Hawaii,' 'Viva Las Vegas' are loveable, and only helped the King build his empire.

Now, an actor will step up and star as Elvis himself. A new biopic is in production, centering around the King of Rock 'n' Roll. A number of stars have been named as frontrunners, like Ansel Elgort, Miles Teller, and Harry Styles. Only time will tell who will star in the leading role, but jump ahead of the movie hype and get to know the true story. Find out about Presley's tough upbringing, his religious beliefs, the domestic drama, and his tragic demise. Click on for the true story of Elvis Presley.
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