Austin Butler will star opposite Tom Hanks in Baz Luhrmann's upcoming untitled Elvis Presley biopic.
Along with Styles, Ansel Elgort, Austin Butler, and Miles Teller are all reportedly being tested for Elvis.
Baz Luhrmann's upcoming Elvis biopic is looking for a young an unknown actor to take on the lead role.
Saving Mr. Banks writer Kelly Marcel is working on the screenplay, which isn't based on any existing material about the rock and roll icon.
If a deal is made, the filmmaker will rewrite the script by Rich Wilkes for this Universal Pictures action drama.
Baz Luhrmann directs this adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, in theaters this May.
The cast and crew take Christmas break earlier than planned so that the director can recover, with shooting to resume in 2012.
The actor is in talks to play Tom Buchanan alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan in Baz Luhrmann's adaptation.
There is a question about whether the Long Island-based tale will still shoot in Australia.
The director must make a decision this week on whether or not he will continue on with his F. Scott Fitzgerald adaptation.
Rebecca Hall is up for the role, but the director wants to work shop the script with other actresses before moving ahead.
Amanda Seyfried's name was also mentioned for the film, which Baz Luhrmann is considering directing.