Rejoice, children of the 2000, spy kids is coming back! From the back of his 2020 hit superhero movie We can be heroes, Robert Rodriguez returns to his most beloved family franchise to direct a fifth installment in the long-dormant saga about teenage secret agents. Such as WCBH was a Netflix production, Rodriguez is once again partnering with the streamer for this spy kids reboot, along with Skydance Media and Spyglass Entertainment.
And the project has already found its family of spies. As revealed by Deadline, Gina Rodriguez (jane the virgin) and Zachary Levi (Shazam!) have approached the film in the roles of parents with the young stars Everly Loading (the after party) and newcomer Connor Esterson as his on-screen children. As he has done with the previous four installments in the series, Robert Rodriguez will once again write, direct and produce. Racer Max is on co-writing duties.
According to the official logline, the fifth untitled spy kids Flick will see “the sons of the world’s greatest secret agents unknowingly help a powerful game developer unleash a computer virus that gives him control of all technology, leading them to become spies to save their lives.” to their parents and to the world.
The original spy kids trilogy, comprising the first film in 2001, the 2002 The island of lost dreamsand 2003 Game over — featured Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino, Alexa Vega, Daryl Sabara, and Danny Trejo (who later reprized his character in the R-rated series). Machete films). 2011 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World, meanwhile, starring Jessica Alba and Joel McHale. Animated Spinoff Series, Spy Kids: Mission Criticalit aired for two seasons in 2018.
We can be heroes somehow established a shared Rodriguezverse, including crossovers with Sharkboy and Lavagirl and bring back Christopher McDonald as president of Spy Kids 2. then it is possible Spy Kids 5 will double down on this concept, especially if Netflix is looking to spawn several spin-offs, which seems likely.