Netflix’s Spy Kids movie has chosen its new family of secret agents. Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Everly Carganilla, and Connor Esterson have joined the lineup of Robert Rodriguez’s reboot, according to Deadline. (opens in a new tab).
The plot of the new film involves a game developer who releases a virus that allows him to take control of technology, and accidentally the children of the world’s best spies help him in his plan. The children then become secret agents to rescue the planet and their parents. Robert Rodriguez is directing, writing and producing the new film, with Racer Max co-writing.
Gina Rodriguez has voice roles on Big Mouth and the Batman Unburied podcast, and appears on Prime Video’s I Want You Back. Levi, meanwhile, will reprise her role as the grown-up version of Billy Batson in DC’s upcoming Shazam. Fury of the Gods. Carganilla has acted in Yes Day and The Chair, while Esterson is a newcomer.
The Spy Kids series is made up of four movies and an animated television show. All four films were directed and written by Robert Rodríguez, with Alexa Vega and Daryl Sabara playing the children Carmen and Juni, and Antonio Banderas and Carla Gugino playing their secret agent parents.
Robert Rodriguez recently directed 3 episodes of the Star Wars spin-off The Book of Boba Fett, but it is unclear if he will return to direct any of The Mandalorian season 3. He also recently directed the movie We Can Be Heroes for Netflix, starring Pedro Pascal and Priyanka Chopra Jonas.
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