Gina Rodriguez and Zachary Levi will star in a new ‘Spy Kids’ picture – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: It looks like Spy Kids creator Robert Rodriguez has found his new spy family for his family adventure series. Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Everly Carganilla and newcomer Connor Esterson will star in the upcoming films from Netflix, Skydance and Spyglass.

Rodriguez will write, direct and produce the next film, which will introduce the world to a new family of spies. Racer Max will help write the picture. The film marks Rodriguez’s second family film with Netflix after the success of the 2020 family action film We can be heroes.

Everly Carganilla, Connor Esterson
Netflix

This latest Spy Kids chapter is set after children of the world’s biggest secret agents inadvertently help a powerful game developer unleash a computer virus that gives him control of all technology, leading them to become spies themselves to save their parents and the world.

David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger will produce for Skydance, which will oversee development and production. Elizabeth Avellan and Max will also be producing. Spyglass’ Gary Barber and Peter Oillataguerre will produce. Nick Nesbit will be Netflix’s creative lead role in the film.

Rodriguez most recently starred in ABC’s single-camera comedy Not dead yet, which has just been picked up for series. She was also selected to lead the Amazon series Last known position. All three of these projects should keep her busy for some time. She was last seen in the Amazon I want you back as well as Awake. She is represented by WME and attorneys Karl Austen and Peter Sample.

Netflix’s growing list of movies for all audiences also includes Shawn Levy’s time travel feature film The Adam project, also the collaboration with Skydance; family comedy Yes today with Jennifer Garner, Edgar Ramírez and Jenna Ortega; the upcoming fantasy adventure Slumberlanddirected by Francis Lawrence and starring Jason Momoa; Enola Holmes 2, with Millie Bobby Brown back as the clever and fearless detective; and the imagination The school of good and evilstarring Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington.

Levi is set to repeat his role as the title character in New Line’s Shazam !: Fury of the Gods which bends in December. He was most recently seen as Kurt Warner in the biopic American underdog. He is represented by UTA, Untitled Entertainment and McKuin Frankel Whitehead.

Carganilla was last seen in Afterparty, The Haunted Man and The chair. She is represented by Coast to Coast Talent and DR Entertainment.

In addition to Spy KidsSkydance’s board with Netflix includes the upcoming Heart of stone with Gal Gadot and megahits The old guard and 6 Underground.

Spyglass successfully relaunched the horror franchise Scream last year and is in production on the next delivery. Later this year, its revival of Hellraiser will debut on Hulu.

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