Yola Set to Play Sister Rosetta Tharpe in Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’

Yola Set to Play Sister Rosetta Tharpe in Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Elvis’
British Americana singer Yola will play Sister Rosetta Tharpe in Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming musical film Elvis, her team has confirmed to Rolling Stone.

Most recently a nominee for Best New Artist at the 62nd Grammy Awards, Yola broke through in 2019 for her critically acclaimed debut “Walk Through Fire,” produced by the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach. Yola joins a cast that includes Austin Butler as Elvis, Tom Hanks as manager Colonel Tom Parker, Rufus Sewell as Elvis’ father Vernon Presley and Maggie Gyllenhaal as Elvis’ mother Gladys Presley.

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