Lana Del Rey wants to be cast in Baz Lurhmann’s upcoming Elvis biopic. Her agents have reportedly reached out to the director about the role she was “born to play”.

Del Rey wants to portray Priscila Presley, Elvis’ wife, who served as the chairwoman of Elvis Presley Enterprises and made Graceland into a top tourist destination.

Lurhmann has confirmed that Austin Butler, who stars in Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming Once Upon A Time In Hollywood film, has been cast as “The King”.

A source told Radar Online that Del Rey has reportedly been “begging” the director to cast her, arguing that her likeness makes her perfect for the role. Guess we’ll have to wait and see…