Netflix, on the 42nd anniversary of Elvis Presley’s loss of life, introduced that it has ordered the grownup animated motion comedy collection “Agent King” from Priscilla Presley and John Eddie. Genuine Manufacturers Group, Sony Footage Animation, and Sony Footage Tv are additionally companions on the present.
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Within the forthcoming collection, “Elvis Presley trades in his white jumpsuit for a jet pack when he’s covertly inducted right into a secret authorities spy program to assist battle the darkish forces that threaten the nation he loves — all whereas holding down his day job because the King Of Rock And Roll,” in line with the streaming platform.
“From the time Elvis was a younger boy he at all times dreamed of being the superhero combating crime and saving the world! Agent King lets him do exactly that,” stated Priscilla Presley. “My co-creator John Eddie and I are so excited to be working with Netflix and Sony Animation on this superb venture and getting the prospect to indicate the world an Elvis they haven’t seen earlier than.”
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Co-creators Presley and Eddie will government produce the collection. Jerry Schilling will function a guide. Mike Arnold (“Archer”) will function showrunner, author and co-executive producer. Fletcher Moules will function supervising director and co-executive producer.
Elvis’ wardrobe for the animated collection might be custom-designed by John Varvatos, who might be a consulting producer on the collection.
Genuine Manufacturers Group’s Jamie Salter will function government producer, whereas Marc Rosen and Corey Salter will function co-executive producers.
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Netflix’s announcement comes on the tail finish of “Elvis Week,” a Graceland celebration of Elvis’ music, motion pictures and legacy.