Austin Butler was considered for the role of Miles Teller as Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw in the summer blockbuster “Top Gun: Maverick.”

The film’s casting director Denise Chamian opened Diversity about the 30-year-old actor’s efforts to land a role in the Top Gun sequel.

Although the role ultimately went to Teller, Chamian said she kept Butler on her radar and eventually helped land him the lead role in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis biopic.

Best Suited: Although the film's producers were well-received for the actor's tryout, they felt that Teller was better suited for the role;  Teller was seen in June

Number to the head: Austin Butler (pictured left) was considered for the role of Miles Teller (pictured right) Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw in the summer blockbuster “Top Gun: Maverick”. Although the actor’s audition was well received by the film’s producers, they felt that Teller was more suitable for the role

Chamian told the publication that Butler was in the lead for the role of Rooster during the casting process for Top Gun: Maverick.

“The closest he got to Top Gun. When I took it, we were looking for a role that Miles Teller had played,’ she recalled.

Although the actor’s audition was well received by the film’s producers, they felt that Teller was more suitable for the role.

“I felt such admiration for Austin. Eventually, his audition was shown to Tom and all the directors.

“They agreed he had something and they were glad to know him, but they thought he was too young,” she explained.

Swagger: Teller as Bradley

Swagger: Teller as Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw in Top Gun: Maverick (2022)

The blockbuster hit Top Gun: Maverick opened on May 27 and has since grossed over a billion dollars at the box office;  Teller was seen in Top Gun: Maverick (2022)

The blockbuster hit Top Gun: Maverick opened on May 27 and has since grossed over a billion dollars at the box office; Teller was seen in Top Gun: Maverick (2022)

Chamian said that after watching his audition, she knew Butler was “special” and that he had the ability to captivate moviegoers.

“I saw that this actor has something special that other people don’t always have. It’s almost the way he looks at the camera.

“He knows the camera and he lets the camera see him, and that’s really what’s so exciting,” she said.

Teller and Butler were also reportedly in contention for the role of Elvis in the recently released biopic, which ultimately went to Butler.

Top Gun: Maverick opened in wide release on May 27 and has since grossed over a billion dollars at the global box office.

It has received widespread critical acclaim and currently holds a 97% rating. Rotten tomatoes.

Chamian later noted that when she was tasked with finding a performer for the role of Elvis, Butler immediately came to mind.

“From the beginning, there was something about Austin that was a little like Elvis to me,” she said.

Speaking about Butler’s performance, Chamian admitted she was “shocked” by his convincing portrayal of Elvis.

Special talent: Chamian said she knew Butler was

Special talent: Chamian said she knew Butler was “special” after seeing him audition and that he had the ability to captivate moviegoers; Butler was seen in June

Perfect fit: Chamian later noted that when she was tasked with finding a performer to play Elvis, Butler immediately came to mind.

Perfect fit: Chamian later noted that when she was tasked with finding a performer to play Elvis, Butler immediately came to mind. “From the beginning, there was something about Austin that was a little like Elvis to me,” she said; Butler in Elvis (2022)

“He’s so great in the movie, and at the end people missed that montage from Elvis Austin to the real Elvis.”

Elvis, which also starred Tom Hanks, was released to the public last month after months of hype.

The film has since received rave reviews from critics, many of whom praised Butler’s performance as the titular singer.

Convincingly:

Convincing: “He’s so great in the movie, and at the end people missed that edit from Elvis Austin to the real Elvis,” she said; Butler in Elvis (2022)

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