Spy Youngsters is formally reaching a brand new technology of youngsters! The unique 2001 hit starred Antonio Banderas, Alexa Vega, Cheech Marin, and Danny Trejo and was identified for the unprecedented illustration it dropped at Latinx households. It rapidly grew to become a extremely profitable multi-film franchise, releasing three sequels and a spin-off with actors together with Jessica Alba. The unique Spy Youngsters creator Robert Rodriguez, who’s of Mexican American descent, is rebooting the sequence but once more since releasing its newest installment in 2011. This time, Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin) is confirmed to star within the movie, which is titled Spy Youngsters: Armageddon! The Puerto Rican actress’s function has not been revealed however she is going to probably star because the main mom determine alongside Zachary Levi (Shazam!) and their on-screen youngsters Everly Carganilla (Sure Day) and newcomer Connor Esterson, in response to Deadline.
“That is gonna be enjoyable!💃 ” Rodriguez posted in an Instagram story on Thursday night time to announce the information.
Initially impressed by the well-known James Bond movie sequence, the primary Spy Youngsters was the primary of its sort in 2001, following a multicultural Latinx and white household of spies with a majority Latinx forged. Nods to the mother and father’ and children’ Latinx heritage have been included all through all 4 movies, together with themes of household, unity, sibling rivalry, and rising up. Its creator Robert Rodriguez has explored comparable themes in different tasks, together with the cult traditional The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lava Lady and We Can Be Heroes.
Whereas the main points of the brand new movie are nonetheless underneath growth, the synopsis has been revealed, modernizing the unique movie’s premise, in response to Deadline: “When the youngsters of the world’s best secret brokers unwittingly assist a robust recreation developer unleash a pc virus that provides him management of all know-how, they need to grow to be spies themselves to save lots of their mother and father and the world.” Thrilling!
Rodriguez first grew to become identified within the mainstream in 2014 for her main function as Jane Gloriana Villanueva within the hit CW sequence Jane the Virgin, profitable a Golden Globe after one season. She has additionally appeared in and govt produced the Disney+ present Diary of a Future President as Elena Cañero-Reed and Amazon’s romantic-comedy movie I Need You Again as Anne. She’s going to subsequent be seen in Not Useless But, an upcoming comedy sequence from ABC and Amazon’s Final Recognized Place.
No launch date has been introduced for Spy Youngsters: Armageddon however will probably be obtainable to stream on Netflix.