More than two decades after the release of the genre-defining 2000s film Spy Kids, Netflix is finally reviving the film that filmmaker Robert Rodriguez will helm.
Following his 2020 stint on Netflix, We Can Be Heroes, a stand-alone spin-off to his 2005 family film The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D, Rodriguez will be back to direct the new Netflix version of Spy Kids.
The 2001 film Spy Kids was a modest box office success and revolved around a spy couple, Gregorio and Ingrid, raising their children, Carmen and Juni. When their parents go missing, the children must embark on a daunting quest to find them and discover their hidden talents as budding spies.
The film starred Antonio Banderas, Daryl Sabara, Alexa Vega and Carla Gugino in prominent roles, alongside Alan Cumming, Robert Patrick, Tony Shalhoub, Teri Hatcher, Cheech Marin and Danny Trejo.
The film spawned three sequels, namely Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams in 2002, Spy Kids: 3D in 2003 and Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 2011, garnering a staggering revenue of $550million.
The new film will be produced by Spyglass Media and will reportedly be based on a new family of spies. Whether the old characters will make a return is still unknown to the audience. The date, too, has not yet been announced.
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