The Austin Butler episode features Elvis, but it’s not what you think

Tonight is the last episode of Saturday Night Live for the year 2022 and with Elvis My favorite NBC show host, Austin Butler, should come as no surprise that a joke about the King of Rock’n’roll happened, just not how you think. Around midnight ET, it became apparent that a sketch of Elvis was on the way as the setup was previewed during a commercial break, just when it came time for the cameras to return to Studio 8H Austin Butler wasn’t the one playing the character. While Sarah Sherman dons a “Jewish Elvis” suit, Butler appears in the crowd as an old woman who is very excited to perform.

In the sketch, a Jewish Elvis sings a few bars of classic Elvis songs only to use them as bridges to jokes about Jewish stereotypes. Some fans were quick to compliment the graphic with one user Writing: “How Austin Butler Reacted to a Jewish Elvis Is Exactly How I React to Austin Butler as an Elvis,” but someone else added that she felt “stereotypical and somewhat anti-Semitic”. to me Saturday Night NetworkThis sketch was previously placed in the episode hosted by Miles Teller, but was cut at the dress rehearsal. Check it out for yourself below.

Will Elvis be nominated for an Oscar?

Although the Oscar nominations have not been announced, Elvis It is a favorite of several. Not only was the movie a huge hit, but director Baz Luhrmann and co-star Tom Hanks are also favorites with the Academy. Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, and Best Director seem to be distinct film possibilities, but better costumes and better editing seem like guarantees.

What is the Elvis About?

Elvis It explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Butler), through the lens of his complex relationship with his mysterious manager, Colonel Tom Parker (Hanks). The story delves into the complex dynamic between Presley and Parker that spanned more than 20 years, from Presley’s rise to fame to his unprecedented stardom, against the backdrop of America’s evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence. At the center of that journey is one of the most important and influential people in Elvis’ life, Priscilla Presley (Olivia DeJonge).

cast Elvis Also includes Dacre Montgomery, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Luke Bracey, and Shonka Dukureh.



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