First Look: ‘Elvis & Nixon’ Trailer with Kevin Spacey and Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon Kevin Spacey in Elvis & Nixon
Michael Shannon stars as Elvis Presley and Kevin Spacey stars as President Richard Nixon in ‘Elvis & Nixon’ (Photo by Steve Dietl / Bleecker Street)
Elvis is in the building… The first official trailer for Bleecker Street and Amazon Studios’ Elvis & Nixon finds Michael Shannon as Elvis Presley checking his guns at the White House door and visiting President Richard Nixon (Kevin Spacey) in the Oval Office to offer his help in exchange for a badge from the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs.

Directed by Liza Johnson, the cast also includes Alex Pettyfer, Johnny Knoxville, Colin Hanks, Evan Peters, Sky Ferreira, Tracy Letts, Tate Donovan, and Ashley Benson.

The Plot:

On a December morning in 1970, the King of Rock ’n Roll showed up on the lawn of the White House to request a meeting with the most powerful man in the world, President Nixon. Starring Academy Award® nominee Michael Shannon as Elvis Presley and two-time Academy Award® winner Kevin Spacey as Richard Nixon, comes the untold true story behind this revealing, yet humorous moment in the Oval Office forever immortalized in the most requested photograph in the National Archives.

Watch the Elvis & Nixon trailer: