So far, Austin Butler’s friends like Vanessa Hudgens or Kaia Gerber have been more famous than him. Thanks to his role as “Elvis”, that’s about to change. A chat with the US actor, 30, about loneliness on set, similarities with the King and dealing with fame.

Mr. Butler, it’s been two years since the shooting of your film. How much Elvis is still in you? He’ll always be a little attached to me. This experience was so immersive, the lines between him and I kept blurring. As if my brain were rewiring itself.