Johnny Knoxville, Alex Pettyfer and Colin Hanks star in “Elvis & Nixon” – a movie about a photograph – as the men who help arrange the meeting between the president and “The King.” Kevin Spacey stars as Richard Nixon in the comedic film.
[…] Hanks plays Nixon staffer Egil “Bud” Krogh, who helped make the meeting actually happen.
“He [Bud] wanted a little extra juice behind the president,” Hanks said. “It was all he served at the honor of the president and wanted to try and make the president seem cooler than he was.” […]
Watch a video from “Good Morning America” in which the actors discuss their roles in the comedy here: New Film ‘Elvis & Nixon’ Re-enacts Iconic Meeting Between President and ‘The King’
The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on Monday April 18th in New York City. “Elvis & Nixon” is in theaters this Friday. The film will be out in the UK on June 24, 2016.