Riley Keo endorses Austin Butler, who plays his grandfather, Elvis. CNN



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The women of Elvis Presley’s family are supporting the upcoming film “Elvis” and its star, Austin Butler.

Riley is the granddaughter of Keough Presley, an actress best known for her work in films such as “Zola”.

on Tuesday He shared pictures of Butler, Joe plays Elvis in the film at the late singer’s Graceland estate in Memphis.

“We got to spend time with @austinbutler at home at Graceland this weekend,” Keough captioned the photos.

“It was such a special and overwhelming experience that I haven’t fully processed. One of the many sweet things when we were there—Austin played my grandfather’s guitar in the house,” she wrote. I know it was tuned by @paulmccartney once, but as far as people sitting and playing it @austinbutler is one of very few people other than my grandpa.

A few days earlier, she reposted a clip of Butler singing Presley’s hit, “That’s All Right Mama.” “Elvis” director Baz Luhrmann originally shared the video and revealed that Butler himself sings parts of the film when Presley was a young man.

“@bazluhrmann shared this clip today from Austin’s initial screen test which I wanted to repost because what he was able to do is so beautiful,” Keough wrote in the caption.

He also shared a photo of you With his grandmother Priscilla Presley and his mother Lisa Marie Presley at the Memphis premiere of the Warner Bros. (Warner Bros. and CNN are both part of Warner Bros. Discovery.)

Priscilla Presley had previously supported Butler in the film, writing in may that his “performance as Elvis was mesmerizing.”

He and Elvis Presley were married from 1967 to 1973 and had a daughter, Lisa Marie, in 1968.

Lisa Marie Presley Also posted about the film last month, Calling it “exquisite” and writing that Butler “channeled and embodied” his “father’s heart and soul”.

“Elvis,” which also stars Tom Hanks as Colonel Tom Parker, will debut in theaters on June 24.