Elvis Presley Is Gonna Be Agent King In New Netflix Series

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Priscilla Presley will handle the production along with Mike Arnold as the showrunner

The animated series Agent King was co-created by Elvis’ ex-wife, alongside with John Eddie, and will both be serving as executive producers while Mike Arnold of Archer as the showrunner, writer, and executive producer.

Announced during his 42nd death anniversary, “adult animated action-comedy series” with Sony Pictures Animation and it was described by the press release as Elvis in his white jumpsuit for a jet pack when he is covertly inducted into a secret government spy program to help battle the dark forces that threaten the country he loves — all while holding down his day job as the King of Rock and Roll.”

Priscilla shared her thoughts regarding the animated series:

“From the time Elvis was a young boy he always dreamed of being the superhero fighting crime and saving the world! 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.”

Yet to be announced are the number of episodes of the first season, and the date of its premiere.