Tom Hanks is bald now! but it is not due to his age but for his role in the upcoming Baz Luhrmann’s “Elvis” biopic.
Tom Hanks is currently involved in the making of the “Elvis” Biopic and had even contracted the Coronavirus back in March while he was on his way to film it. The star had to quarantine for a while in Australia and is now busy again with the filming of the same.
On Tuesday, the Forrest Gump star came virtually on the Graham Norton Show to talk about the Elvis Biopic. It was then that Hanks revealed that his role of Elvis’ manager who discovered Elvis’ talent for singing, Colonel Tom Parker, required him to get a specific haircut which he isn’t happy about.
“I am working on Baz Lurhmann’s movie about Elvis Presley—Austin Butler is playing Elvis Presley,” said Tom Hanks to Graham Norton. “And here, let me show you the horrible haircut I have to have in order to portray Colonel Tom Parker.” after which he proceeded to take off his cap and wait for it……
“Check out this horrible—can you see that? Look at that thing!” said Tom about his bald haircut. “I just scared the children. I want to apologize for showing that.” After which Tom Hanks hid his Bald head by putting back the cap on.
Deadline also reported that Kevin Harrison is set to play the role of the Blues legend, B.B King who will have a supporting role in the Elvis flick. Kevin Harrison was also seen recently in Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7.
Elvis’ biopic will see the musician and actor, Austin Butler take on the role of The King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley and will depict 20 years of his life, from his rise to becoming a legend and the effect his being had on the music culture. He will be shown alongside Tom Hanks’ playing the role of Colonel Tom Parker and will focus on their relationship. Olivia DeJonge is set to play Priscilla Presley, who had a major impact on Elvis with her being his only wife.
The movie Elvis is written by the director Baz Luhrmann along with Craig Pearce. The film has many producers like Catherine Martin, Gail Berman, Patrick McCormick, and Schuyler Weiss.
Check out Tom Hanks’ bald head reveal below-