Who plays young Elvis Presley in the new Elvis movie?

Elvis is in theaters on Friday, June 24, with showings beginning in many locations as early as tonight! Fans of the King of Rock and Roll can’t wait to see the movie this weekend. And we can confirm that this movie needs to be seen on the big screen! It features a phenomenal cast, including Chaydon Jay, who gives a powerful performance as a young Elvis. Here’s all you need to know about the young actor.

The biopic chronicles the life and career of singer and actor, Elvis Presley. Austin Butler stars as the King himself, with a beautiful performance throughout. Tom Hanks, Olivia DeJonge, Dacre Montgomery also star, among others. One of the takeaway performances is that of Chaydon Jay, who plays a Elvis as a child.

Who is young Elvis star Chaydon Jay?

Chaydon Jay is 16-years-old, the young actor is from Gold Coast, Australia, and began his career in the year 2020. Believe it or not, portraying a young Elvis Presley is his first major role, and his only role listed on the actor’s IMDb page. Needless to say, Jay has a long and successful career ahead of him.

If you haven’t seen the movie, prepare to be impress, because Jay did not come to play! Jay isn’t only featured in a few scenes or has just a few lines, the actor is featured in some of the most impactful scenes in the movie. Jay brilliantly portrays the King of Rock and Roll’s moves, passion, and love.

Elvis arrives to theaters in the US on Friday, June 24, but many locations will kick off showings tonight, June 23. Check your local theater! At this time, no streaming release has been announced, but since this is a Warner Brothers Picture, the movie is expected to go to HBO Max once it leaves theaters. Will you be watching it this weekend or wait to stream it?