Jacob Elordi, one of the young actors highlighted in the current film awards season, revealed that he filmed Priscilla, by Sofia Coppola, and Saltburn, by Emerald Fennell, just a few weeks apart, and that this caused confusion in his head.
“Weirdly, the two are mixed up in my head, because I was filming one day in London, and then I would go to my Elvis cave, which was my hotel room, which was full of pictures of Priscilla,” the actor revealed. in an interview with Vanity Fair.
Therefore, according to the actor, the only similarity between the two characters was the fact that they both had a huge house. Initially, he thought it would be impossible to switch from one character to another, but found that the tight deadline worked to his benefit.
“If I had a lot of time to think, it would be a struggle. I needed to do a British accent in Saltburn, so I lost it very quickly in Memphis. Only having three weeks didn’t give me much time to think.”
Written and directed by Emerald Fenell (Promising Young Woman), Saltburn follows Oliver Quick (Barry Keoghan), a student at Oxford University in England, who finds himself drawn into the world of his aristocratic classmate, Felix Catton (Elordi), who invites him for an unforgettable summer with your eccentric family. The film is playing in Theaters and arrives on Prime Video on December 22nd.
‘Priscilla’ has Jacob Elordi (Euphoria) playing Elvis in the film, while the title role goes to Cailee Spaeny (Mare of Eastown). Sofia Coppola wrote the screenplay based on the autobiography Elvis and Me, released in 1985. The film is still playing in theaters in the Us.