During a recent appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, 26-year-old actor Jacob Elordi left the audience and host Jimmy Fallon stunned when he revealed his first celebrity crush: Brad Pitt. The revelation came as part of a game where Elordi shared various “first” moments in his life.
“Yeah. I think in Troy,” Elordi said, referencing Pitt’s iconic role as the ancient Greek warrior Achilles in the 2004 epic war film Troy. Elordi couldn’t deny the beauty of Pitt’s appearance in the movie, describing him as “a beautiful man.”
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Elordi, who stars in the upcoming film Priscilla as Elvis Presley, shared other intriguing “firsts” in his life during the show. From attending his first concert at the age of 14, featuring Eminem, to his childhood aspiration of emulating skateboarder Tony Hawk, Elordi offered glimpses into his formative years.
Elordi’s unique connection with Elvis Presley emerged during the interview. Although not a lifelong fan of the rock icon, Elordi recalled his first encounter with Elvis’s music in the 2002 Disney animated film Lilo & Stitch. The movie, which featured Elvis’s songs and introduced the character Stitch to the world of rock and roll, provided Elordi with his initial exposure to Presley’s musical legacy.
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In Priscilla, Elordi portrays Elvis Presley alongside Cailee Spaeny, who plays Priscilla Presley. The film delves into the iconic couple’s relationship from 1959 to 1972, exploring their highs and lows. Elordi, along with his co-star Austin Butler, dedicated substantial effort to researching their roles, ensuring a faithful portrayal of the Presleys’ story.
“Priscilla,” set to release in theaters on Nov. 3, promises a captivating depiction of the legendary romance between Elvis and Priscilla Presley. Additionally, Elordi’s fans can catch him in the upcoming movie “Saltburn,” hitting select theaters on Nov. 17 and expanding to theaters nationwide on Nov. 22.