Elvis Presley fans likely feel they know everything there is to know about the King. His music, his women, his rise to fame and iconic appearances. While all that was happening, one of the people along for the ride was David E. Stanley, Elvis’ stepbrother. He lived with The King for 17 years and came to see Presley as a mentor. Years later, Stanley co-wrote a book calledĀ Conversations With the King: Journals of a Young Apprentice which has now been optioned by BiteSize Entertainment for a feature film adaptation called Growing up Graceland. The film will focus on the personality of Elvis behind the scenes; a man who struggled with his fame and ultimately turned to spirituality. Read more after the jump. Read More »

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