Nearly two years after word spread that a new spy kids the film was in the works at Netflix, the franchise’s long-time writer-director Robert Rodriguez has now confirmed that production is finished on the reboot movie to be titled Spy Kids: Armageddon. The reboot comes 20 years after the first film opened in theaters to surprise box office success, spawning a beloved family franchise.
Rodríguez made the reveal on social media, celebrating the end of the production with a then-and-now photographic recreation of him and his son; one from the 2002 sequel set Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams, and the other from the set of the recent reboot. rodriguez’s son max runner he was just a boy when the first picture was taken, and although he did not have a major role in the production of the second film, he grew up to embrace his father’s craft and is credited as a co-writer and co-producer on the reboot film. with his dad. “Just finished a new SPYkids for @Netflix, working with my son Racer Max!” Rodríguez wrote, adding; “The first photo is from the set of SPYkids 2 in 2002. Not much has changed, just now he’s co-writer, co-producer, and a little heavier.” This would not be the first time that Rodríguez collaborates with his son Racer on an important project. Racer was the brains behind the story of his father’s 2005 movie, The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D. Since then, he has remained committed to developing his craft with his other major credit coming in 2019. Alita: battle angel.
the spy kids The film reboot will stay true to its original formula of following the adventures of young agents as they boldly contribute to operations at their parents’ espionage organizations. Netflix has revealed the synopsis for the upcoming reboot, which reads: “When the children of the world’s top secret agents unknowingly help a powerful game developer unleash a computer virus that gives them control of all technology, they must become spies to save their parents. and the world.” Shazam!‘s Zachary Levi Y jane the virgin‘s gina rodriguez will play parents while Everly Cargonilla (the after party) and newcomer Connor Esterson will play the young agents. The reboot also stars billy magnussen in an unknown role.
Spy Kids: Armageddon will see the return of the franchise to Netflix after an animated series Spy Kids: Mission Critical based on the films aired in 2018 for two seasons on the streamer. The film also adds to Rodriguez’s growing Netflix portfolio, which includes 2020 We can be heroes.
The reboot film is produced under the umbrella of Skydance and Spyglass Media. The latter owns the Spy Kids franchise and is behind the reboot of famous franchises, including the Scream reboot and hellraiser restart. barber gary Y Peter Oillataguerre will serve as executive producers for Spyglass media while David Ellison, Dana GoldbergY don granger are the producers of Skydance.
the spy kids The reboot movie doesn’t have a release date yet, however, with filming now wrapped, its exclusive release on Netflix is now closer than ever. Stay tuned to Collider for more details on the movie.