Austin Butler‘s burning love for his Elvis accent could be extinguished in the end.
The actor, whose lingering Elvis Presley accent has sent the internet ablaze with questions, has lastly dropped the vocal mannerisms of the late musician—no less than for now.
In keeping with Dune actor Dave Bautista, Austin doesn’t sound like Elvis within the upcoming sequel, Dune 2, which is predicted to be launched within the fall.
“I do not know who this man was, but it surely’s not Austin Butler,” Dave instructed USA Today. “It isn’t Elvis. His voice is totally different, his look is totally different. Every part about his demeanor is terrifying.”
He added of Austin, who will play his youthful brother Feyd-Rautha onscreen, “He is simply the sweetest man you will ever meet.”
Three years in the past, Austin remodeled into the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll whereas filming Baz Luhrmann‘s Elvis, a task that earned him a Greatest Actor nomination at the 2023 Oscars. However even after filming wrapped—and months after the film hit theaters in June 2022—followers could not assist however discover how his sultry Southern accent lingered on.