To the long list of Australian DVD release for spring 2006 we can now add the CBS TV mini-series, Elvis - The Early Years, starring Johnathan Rhys-Meyers as Elvis. This special will be released on DVD in Australia on May 17.
The DVD is 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen with 5.1 Surround sound and runs for 165 minutes (longer than the abridged version screened in Australia). There are sub-titles in six languages. This DVD is formatted for playback on PAL enabled systems (Australian Standard)
This 165 minute fact-based drama is about the life of Elvis Presley, one of the greatest entertainers who ever lived. With the full cooperation and participation of the Elvis Presley Estate, his electrifying yet tumultuous story - from his humble beginnings to his meteoric rise to fame - will be told. Presley's master recordings will be heard in a biographical film for the first time!
The mini-series costars Rose McGowan as Priscilla, Randy Quaid as Colonel Parker, Robert Patrick as Vernon Presley and Camryn Manhein as Gladys Presley.