Agent King - Elvis Presley Animated Series

The cult favorite movie Bubba Ho-Tep already gave us quite the wild portrayal of Elvis Presley as he spent his days in a nursing home and eventually teamed up with a man claiming to be John F. Kennedy in order to stop a re-animated ancient Egyptian mummy. But now, as Graceland’s Elvis Week comes to an end, we’ve learned that the beloved entertainer is getting animated and turned into a government spy, thanks to a new animated action comedy series in the works from Netflix and Sony Pictures Animation. Read More »

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Weekend Weirdness’ favorite J.C. directed a nearly three hour epic about The King starring his main man Snake Plissken, and yet the film was at risk of being forgotten by younger generations. How could this occur when the movie in question, John Carpenter‘s Elvis, is arguably a better country music biopic than Walk the Line, and exudes an unpretentious but fetching style reminiscent of Hal Ashby’s Woody Guthrie biopic Bound for Glory? Well, until this week, Elvis wasn’t available on DVD, and the film’s prior home video presence was spotty at best.

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