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EntertainmentNetflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series

06:40  18 august  2019
06:40  18 august  2019 Source:   digitalspy.com

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Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images. It’s been exactly 42 years since the King passed away, and in memory of his untouchable musical legacy, he’ll be given the highest honor: a jetpack. Netflix announced Friday their decision to order Agent King , an animated comedy series in which the late

Netflix Has an Elvis Presley Animated Spy Series in the Works - Yes, Really. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix has a new adult animated series about Elvis in the works. Titled Agent King , the series sees the iconic rocker "as a spy working for a secret government program to help

Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series © Michael Ochs Archives - Getty Images Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series. Agent King will be overseen by Archer writer Mike Arnold.

Netflix is reimagining Elvis Presley as a spy in a brand new animated series. Yes, really.

The streaming giant has announced Agent King, which will depict the King of Rock 'n' Roll as a secret spy who battles the dark forces that threaten America.

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All the while, he still continues his day job as a rock star. The announcement comes as the world marks the 42nd anniversary of the star's death.

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Netflix is adding the King of Rock ' n ' Roll to its roster of animated series . The streamer has ordered an adult animated show called Agent King , which imagines Elvis Presley trading his white jumpsuit for a jet pack as he's inducted into a secret government spy program to help battle dark

Priscilla Presley , John Eddie, Sony Pictures Animation , and more are teaming up with Netflix on the adult animated series that has the King of Rock and Roll moonlight as a spy . Elvis Presley is coming to Netflix in a new animated spy series Agent King .

Archer's Mike Arnold will write the series and serve as showrunner, while Elvis's widow Priscilla Presley will serve as a co-creator and executive producer.

Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series © Michael Ochs Archives/Stringer - Getty Images Elvis Presley - The Comeback TV Special

"From the time Elvis was a young boy he always dreamed of being the superhero fighting crime and saving the world!" she said (via The Hollywood Reporter).

"Agent King lets him do just that. My co-creator John Eddie and I are so excited to be working with Netflix and Sony Animation on this amazing project and getting the chance to show the world an Elvis they haven't seen before."

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Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series
Netflix orders an animated Elvis Presley spy series

Agent King isn't the only Elvis project coming up, with a Baz Luhrmann-directed biopic starring Austin Butler in the works.

"I had heard about Austin Butler from his stand-out role opposite Denzel Washington in The Iceman Cometh on Broadway, and through a journey of extensive screen testing and music and performance workshops, I knew unequivocally that I had found someone who could embody the spirit of one of the world’s most iconic musical figures," the director recently said.

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