Tom Hanks Gets Candid About His Elvis Presley Biopic Character, The Shady Manager Colonel Tom Parker
Oscar-winning Hollywood star Tom Hanks on Thursday opened
up about Colonel Tom Parker, the not-so-reputable character he plays in ‘Elvis’,
the Baz Luhrmann-helmed biopic that opened
to a thunderous reception at the 75th Cannes Film Festival.
The first question Hanks fielded from journalists, according to ‘Variety’,
concerned his thick, and at times unintelligible,
Dutch-American accent as Colonel Parker in the movie.
Tom Hanks skirted around the question and spoke at length instead
about learning more about pop icon Elvis Presley‘s notorious manager,