According to Variety, actress Jennifer Rae Westley has joined the cast of the forthcoming CBS miniseries "Elvis". The trade says Westley will portray Elvis' (Jonathan Rhys-Meyers) first girlfriend and high school sweetheart Dixie Locke. This is the first biopic of The King that has depicted Locke; in other biopics her character is fictionalized. Elvis airs May 8th and 11th on CBS.
Elvis geek trivia note: the Dixie-like character in the short-lived 1990s Elvis TV series was named Mattie Walker. She was played by Kelli Williams who later starred in The Practice opposite Camryn Manheim, who portrays Gladys Presley in this miniseries.
Source: Google / Updated: Feb 4, 2005