Robert Rodriguez will look to re-imagine the “Spy Kids” franchise of household movies, teaming with Skydance Media, which optioned the rights to the trilogy of movies, and Spyglass Media Group, which owns the franchise.
Rodriguez will write and direct the brand new movie, and like the unique sequence, the brand new “Spy Kids” film will give attention to a multi-cultural household of worldwide spies.
The unique movie from 2001 was a vital and field workplace success, grossing $147.9 million worldwide and starred Antonio Banderas and Carla Gugino alongside its younger stars, Alexa PenaVega and Daryl Sabara. The franchise turned so standard, it spawned three extra sequels, all of them directed by Rodriguez. The movies grossed over $550 million on the worldwide field workplace.
Spyglass owns the “Spy Kids” franchise. Skydance will function the lead studio and oversee improvement and manufacturing. Spyglass’ Gary Barber and Peter Oillataguerre will government produce.
Rodriguez lately had huge success on Netflix with “We Can Be Heroes,” which is in the identical universe as Rodriguez’s different standard 2000s household movie, “The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lava Girl. And Rodriguez is already at work on a “We Can Be Heroes” sequel.
“Spy Kids” nonetheless was a significant change of tempo for Rodriguez, who was recognized for his stylized, extra mature movies reminiscent of “El Mariachi,” “Desperado” and “From Dusk Till Dawn.” In current years he’s directed “Alita: Battle Angel” and an episode of “The Mandalorian.”
Skydance’s upcoming movies embrace “Top Gun: Maverick” and “Mission: Impossible 7,” and it simply set “The Adam Project” and “Heart of Stone” with Gal Gadot at Netflix.
Rodriguez is represented by WME and his legal professional Craig Emanuel.
Deadline first reported the information.
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