Conversations With the King: Journals of a Young Apprentice is a memoir written by David E. Stanley.
Stanley held a 17-year relationship with Elvis Presley, first as his stepbrother then as an aide.
BiteSize Entertainment, a brand new company launched at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, will adapt the book into a film.
The film’s tentative title: Growing Up Graceland.
Producer Gene Kirkwood:
“After meeting David Stanley, reading his book and listening to his stories, I realized there is another side to the Elvis phenomenon, a bigger story, and one that has never been told. If Elvis was alive today, in this time of revolution in mass communication, I believe he would be one of the most inspirational individuals in the world.”
Imagine if Elvis had died in the age of Twitter?
People would have kept re-tweeting the same phrase over and over again, never once believing it: “The King Dead, Found Sitting on Hotel Toilet.”