Cailee Spaeny attended the Gala Screening Of “Priscilla” and Breakthrough Award presentation (Award Presentation to Cailee Spaeny), during the 26th SCAD Savannah Film Festival at Trustees Theater on October 27, 2023 in Savannah, Georgia.
One of Hollywood’s most promising young talents, Cailee Spaeny made her feature film debut in 2018 opposite John Boyega in Pacific Rim Uprising after winning a nationwide talent search. From small-town Missouri, Spaeny starred in two more major releases in the fall of 2018, Bad Times at the El Royale and the Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic On the Basis of Sex. Her other film credits include The Craft: Legacy and How It Ends. In 2020, Spaeny made her TV debut in Alex Garland’s miniseries Devs. She has also appeared in HBO’s Emmy Award-winning Mare of Easttown and the Showtime anthology The First Lady.
Spaeny earned rave reviews for her star turn as Priscilla Presley in Sofia Coppola’s Priscilla, based on Presley’s 1985 memoir Elvis and Me. Starring opposite Jacob Elordi as Elvis Presley, Spaeny received the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the 2023 Venice International Film Festival, where Priscilla had its world premiere. Spaeny will reunite with Garland for her next starring role, in the director’s upcoming film Civil War.