February 3, 2023

Austin Butler Predicted Oscar Nomination in Resurfaced Disney Clip

Austin Butler Predicts Oscar Nomination in Resurfaced Disney Channel Clip — and Ashley Tisdale Reacts
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Manifesting his success. Austin Butler spoke his Oscar nomination into existence — and his former costar and good good friend Ashley Tisdale has the receipts to show it.

The actress, 37, took to social media on Tuesday, January 24, to share a clip from the Excessive College Musical spinoff movie Sharpay’s Fabulous Journey. (Tisdale and Butler, 31, performed love pursuits within the 2011 romantic comedy.)

Austin Butler Predicts Oscar Nomination in Resurfaced Disney Channel Clip — and Ashley Tisdale Reacts
Courtesy of Ashley Tisdale/Instagram/Disney

“There’s a buzz. Then it will get right into a pageant. Then it will get distribution. Then I’m signing a studio deal after which I’m getting an Oscar,” the California native mentioned within the video whereas taking part in his character Peyton.

Tisdale, who found she is Butler’s cousin late final 12 months, captioned the Instagram Story, writing, “Sharpay is aware of decide them!”

Earlier that day, Butler scored a Greatest Actor nod for his position as Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann‘s biopic in regards to the King of Rock and Roll. He’s up in opposition to Colin Farrell for The Banshees of Inisherin, Brendan Fraser for The Whale, Paul Mescal for Aftersun and Invoice Nighy for Dwelling.

The Carrie Diaries alum famous that the accomplishment felt “like a dream” to him. “[I]t wasn’t one thing that I believed that since I used to be a child that I’d play Elvis or something,” he instructed Good Morning America on Tuesday. “It was solely within the months earlier than I obtained the audition {that a} couple issues got here up with my companion on the time saying, , ‘You need to play Elvis.’ And so it was type of this second of all the celebs aligning after I heard that Baz was making a film. Now we’re right here. It’s so surreal.”

Butler additionally shared what he thought Lisa Marie Presley would say about his success and the movie’s seven different nominations. “I do know she’s smiling down proper now,” he mentioned in regards to the late singer, who died shortly after attending the Golden Globes with him earlier this month.

Us Weekly confirmed on January 12 that the daughter of Elvis and Priscilla Presley was hospitalized after going into cardiac arrest. In line with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division, paramedics have been capable of assist the songwriter regain a pulse and took her to a close-by hospital the place she handed away at age 54.

Following Lisa Marie’s demise, Butler issued a heartfelt assertion, saying, “My coronary heart is totally shattered for Riley, Finley, Harper and Priscilla on the tragic and surprising lack of Lisa Marie. I’m eternally grateful for the time I used to be fortunate sufficient to be close to her vivid gentle and can eternally cherish the quiet moments we shared. Her heat, her love and her authenticity will at all times be remembered.”

Lisa Marie is survived by her three daughters: Riley Keough, whom she shared with first husband Danny Keough, and twins Harper and Finley, whom she welcomed with ex-husband Michael Lockwood. She was additionally a mom to son Benjamin Keough, who died by suicide at age 27 in July 2020.