We already knew Matthew McConaughey had been cast to voice the title character on Agent Elvis, and because of this new trailer for the Netflix sequence—the primary grownup animated venture from Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse studio Sony Pictures Animation—we’ve received an excellent higher concept of what to anticipate from this mash-up of rock idol and spy goofballery.
Additionally, the soundtrack means that McConaughey (whose “Elvis voice” sounds identical to Matthew McConaughey’s voice, doesn’t it? Form of the other of an Austin Butler situation?) received’t be doing his personal singing, if the inclusion of a sure basic Elvis tune right here is any indication. Thanks, thankyouverymuch.
That appears ridiculous, however the expertise concerned right here is much more ridiculous. The all-star predominant solid, with character descriptions, follows:
Kaitlin Olson is CeCe Ryder – CeCe is the unpredictable, extremely expert undercover agent who barges into Elvis’ life when he joins TCB. A product of the counterculture, she enjoys annoying Elvis however is at all times mission-focused. Apart from when she isn’t.
Johnny Knoxville is Bobby Ray – Elvis’ finest pal and not-so-bright sidekick. He’s Elvis’ entourage all wrapped up into one and absolutely dedicated to his boss, The King of Rock n Roll.
Niecy Nash is Bertie – Bertie is the strong-willed mom determine who has identified Elvis since he was in diapers. She runs his day-to-day life and is the one one who can go toe-to-toe with Elvis.
Tom Kenny is Scatter – Elvis’ weaponized, chain-smoking, degenerate former NASA chimp with a set off pleased darkish facet.
Don Cheadle is The Commander – The mysterious spy grasp who runs the covert company generally known as The Central Bureau (“TCB”). He’s the mercurial man in cost who is aware of the place all of the non-metaphorical our bodies are buried.
The visitor stars are additionally of blue (suede)-ribbon high quality: Ed Helms, Jason Mantzoukas, Christina Hendricks, Kieran Culkin, Chris Elliot, Asif Ali, Fred Armisen, Ego Nwodim, Simon Pegg, Craig Robinson, Gary Cole, George Clinton, Tara Robust, Tony Cavalero, and even Priscilla Presley (as herself); Presley is credited as a co-creator and government producer alongside John Eddie. Eddie can be Agent Elvis’ co-showrunner and author, with Mike Arnold showrunning, government producing, and serving as head author.
Agent Elvis begins taking good care of enterprise March 17 on Netflix.
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