Tom Hanks Wanted as Colonel Tom Parker in New Elvis Biopic

Tom Hanks Wanted as Colonel Tom Parker in New Elvis Biopic
It's beginning to look like Tom Hanks' next role will be Elvis Presley's legendary manager Colonel Tom Parker. The actor is currently in talks with Baz Luhrmann to join the cast of his upcoming Elvis biopic. Details are scarce at the moment, but it is believed that the director is looking for a young and unknown actor to take on the lead role with a goal to begin production by the end of the year. Luhrmann is directing the biopic from a script that he and Craig Pearce wrote.

This won't be the first time that Tom Hanks has taken on a role in the music business for a movie. He famously played Mr. White, who was a fictional A&R man for Playtone Records, in 1996's That Thing You Do! As for playing a real person, Hanks has tackled that numerous times in his lengthy career and most
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