Magazine article Screen International

Weinstein Television Plots 'Elvis' TV Biopic

Magazine article Screen International

Weinstein Television Plots 'Elvis' TV Biopic

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The eight-ten part series will dig into every aspect of Presley's life and with the cooperation of the estate will get access to personal archives including journals, clothing, cars and unprecedented access for a scripted series to the Graceland home.

The series will be based on the book Elvis by Dave Marsh.

Priscilla Presley, Jerry Schilling, Harvey Weinstein and David Glasser will serve as executive producers.

"I'm a big fan of Harvey Weinstein's independent films," said Priscilla Presley. "I'm thrilled to have the opportunity to work with him on this show and tell the story of how Elvis changed the culture of music and initiated a revolution that changed the world."

"To this day, Elvis is one of the few that lives up to the word 'icon'," said Weinstein. …

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