Cailee Spaeny Blushes in Beaded Dress at Premiere of ‘Priscilla’ – WWD

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Cailee Spaeny attended the premiere of “Priscilla” in London on Monday. The Australian actress plays the titular role in Sofia Coppola’s Priscilla Presley biopic.

For the occasion, Spaeny sported a light pink column gown with a cutout bodice embroidered with beads. Accessorizing with metallic sandals and a jeweled collar necklace, Spaeny evoked the ’60s setting of her new film.

Cailee Spaeny attends the premiere of “Priscilla” at the 67th BFI London Film Festival on Oct. 9 in London.

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Wearing her hair in a chignon styled with bangs, Spaeny’s makeup included rosy blush and a soft pink lip.

A24 revealed the first teaser trailer for “Priscilla” in June. The 45-second snippet opens with a young Priscilla Presley (Spaeny) as she prepares for her wedding day. Coppola’s latest project is based on Presley’s 1985 autobiography “Elvis and Me.” Jacob Elordi of “Euphoria” fame plays the king of rock ‘n’ roll.

While the ongoing Screen Actors Guild strike has put most productions and publicity on pause, A24 was given the go-ahead to resume operations as the indie company agreed to adhere to actors’ and writers’ demands.

“Priscilla,” out Nov. 3 in the U.S., follows Baz Luhrmann’s 2022 biopic, “Elvis.” Coppola’s version, however, focuses on Priscilla’s relationship with Elvis, rather than his life and career.

After failing to secure the rights to Presley’s iconic discography, trailers suggest that “Priscilla” will feature an anachronistic soundtrack similar to Coppola’s “Marie Antoinette.”

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 09: Cailee Spaeny attends the

Cailee Spaeny attends the premiere of “Priscilla” at the 67th BFI London Film Festival on Oct. 9 in London.

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The director has already compared “Priscilla” to her 2006 film, which won an Academy Award for Best Costume Design.

“I was just so interested in Priscilla’s story and her perspective on what it all felt like to grow up as a teenager in Graceland,” Coppola said in a 2022 interview. “She was going through all the stages of young womanhood in such an amplified world — kind of similar to Marie Antoinette.”

Coppola previously collaborated with A24 on “The Bling Ring” (2013) and “On the Rocks” (2020). The buzzy production company is behind indie hits like “Lady Bird” and “Midsommar.”

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