ELVIS & NIXON is an upcoming comedy-drama film directed by Liza Johnson (Return, Hateship, Loveship) and written by Joey Sagal, Hanala Sagal and Cary Elwes. It stars Kevin Spacey as US President Richard Nixon, and Michael Shannon as singer Elvis Presley, focuses on the December 21, 1970, meeting between the two men at the White House. The film also stars Alex Pettyfer, Johnny Knoxville, Colin Hanks, Evan Peters, Sky Ferreira, Tracy Letts, Tate Donovan, and Ashley Benson.
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.