The king is risen! Elvis Presley is resurrected for 's animated spy ...

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Following the news of Baz Luhrmann's upcoming Elvis Presley biopic, is getting in on the Elvis nostalgia.

The streaming service announced Friday that it will be producing an animated series featuring the late rock 'n' roll pioneer as a globe-trotting spy.

The adult-oriented show was announced on the 42nd anniversary of Elvis' death.

New role: Netflix announced Friday that it will be releasing the adult animated series Agent King featuring Elvis Presley as a globe-trotting spy

New role: announced Friday that it will be releasing the adult animated series Agent King featuring Elvis Presley as a globe-trotting spy

The series, set in the early 1970s during the singer's jumpsuit-clad comeback, will show him being inducted into a shadowy government agency combating domestic threats against the United States.

Even as he takes down those threatening the US, the Heartbreak Hotel singer still has to keep up his day job filling arenas full of adoring fans.  

It's not clear yet if the series will skew more toward zany comedy or action, though it's intended for adults rather than children. 

The series, set in the early 1970s during the singer's jumpsuit-clad comeback, will show him being inducted into a shadowy government agency combating domestic threats against the United States; pictured in 1957's Jailhouse Rock

The series, set in the early 1970s during the singer's jumpsuit-clad comeback, will show him being inducted into a shadowy government agency combating domestic threats against the United States; pictured in 1957's Jailhouse Rock

The series will be a family affair, with Elvis former wife Priscilla Presley, 74, serving as co-creator and executive producer with John Eddie.

Mike Arnold, a longtime writer for FX's animated spy comedy Archer will bring his expertise in the field as Agent King's showrunner.

Jerry Schilling, a friend of Presley and later part of his entourage, will serve as an adviser, while John Varvatos will design Elvis' ornate outfits and be a consulting producer.

The source: The series will be co-created by Elvis' ex-wife Priscilla Presley. '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,' she said

The source: The series will be co-created by Elvis' ex-wife Priscilla Presley. '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,' she said

'From the time Elvis was a young boy he always dreamed of

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