Elvis (TV miniseries)

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Elvis
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Directed by James Steven Sadwith
Produced by Judy Cairo
Written by Patrick Sheane Duncan
Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Rose McGowan
Randy Quaid
Tim Guinee
Camryn Manheim
Robert Patrick
Music by Steve Dorff
Editing by Sam Patterson
Katina Zinner
Running time 173 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Elvis is a 2005 biographical CBS mini-series written by Patrick Sheane Duncan and directed by James Steven Sadwith. It chronicles the rise of American music icon Elvis Presley from his high school years to his international superstardom.

The cast includes Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Elvis, Rose McGowan as Ann-Margret, Randy Quaid as "Colonel" Tom Parker, Camryn Manheim as Gladys Presley, Robert Patrick as Vernon Presley, Tim Guinee as Sam Phillips, Jack Noseworthy as Steve Binder, Antonia Bernath as Priscilla Presley, Stuart Greer as Captain Beaulieu, Clay Steakley as Bill Black, Mark Adam as Scotty Moore, John Boyd West as Red West and Randy McDowell as Gene Smith.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers won a Golden Globe for his performance as Elvis Presley.

The mini-series is available on a region-free DVD. The DVD was made available August 14, 2007.

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • Emmy Award
    • Outstanding Miniseries (nominee)
    • Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie (Jonathan Rhys Meyers, nominee)
    • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie (Randy Quaid, nominee)
    • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie (Camryn Manheim, nominee)
    • Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie, or Special (nominee)
    • Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie, or Special (nominee)
  • Golden Globe Award
    • Best Actor - Miniseries or TV Film (Jonathan Rhys Meyers, winner)
    • Best Supporting Actor - (Mini)Series or TV Film (Randy Quaid, nominee)
    • Best Supporting Actress - (Mini)Series or TV Film (Camryn Manheim, nominee)
  • Directors Guild of America Award
    • Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television (nominee)
  • Satellite Award
    • Outstanding Miniseries (winner)
    • Outstanding Actor - Mini-series or TV Film (Jonathan Rhys Meyers, winner)
    • Outstanding Supporting Actor - (Mini)Series or TV Film (Randy Quaid, winner)
    • Outstanding Supporting Actress - (Mini)Series or TV Film (Camryn Manheim, nominee)
  • Costume Designers Guild
    • Excellence in Costume Design - Miniseries or TV Film (Eduardo Castro, winner)

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