Spy Kids: Armageddon

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Spy Kids: Armageddon
Directed byRobert Rodriguez
Written by
  • Robert Rodriguez
  • Racer Rodriguez
Based onSpy Kids
by Robert Rodriguez
Produced by
Starring
Production
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Distributed byNetflix
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Spy Kids: Armageddon is an upcoming American spy comedy film written, directed, and produced by Robert Rodriguez, co-produced by Racer Rodriguez and Elizabeth Avellán, and starring Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Everly Carganilla and Connor Esterson. The film acts as a reboot to the original Spy Kids franchise and was produced by Troublemaker Studios in association with Skydance Media and Spyglass Media Group, while distributed by Netflix, making this their second Spy Kids project behind the animated series Spy Kids: Mission Critical.[1][2]

Premise[edit]

When the children of the world’s greatest secret agents unwittingly help a powerful Game Developer unleash a computer virus that gives him control of all technology, they must become spies themselves to save their parents and the world.[3]

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Production[edit]

In January 2021, it was announced that a reboot of the franchise is in development, with a film involving a plot that centers around a multicultural family. Robert Rodriguez will again serve as writer/director, while the project will be a joint-venture production between Skydance Media and Spyglass Media Group.[4][5] In March 2022, it was revealed to have landed at Netflix,[6] making it the second Spy Kids project produced for the platform.

Production Weekly had included the film in their report of upcoming projects in development. It is to be titled Spy Kids: Armageddon, which was the original title for Spy Kids: All the Time in the World.[7] In June 2022, it was announced that Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Everly Carganilla and Connor Esterson were set to star.[8] In July 2022, it was announced that Billy Magnussen was set to star.[9] In August 2022, it was announced that D. J. Cotrona was set to star.[10] Production wrapped in late August 2022.[11][12][13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kroll, Justin (January 26, 2021). "Skydance Media To Reimagine The 'Spy Kids' Franchise With Spyglass Media And Series Creator Robert Rodriguez". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 26, 2021.
  2. ^ "Film and TV Projects Going Into Production - Spy Kids". Variety Insight. Archived from the original on March 26, 2021. Retrieved March 26, 2021.
  3. ^ Keith, Chantel (June 25, 2022). "'Spy Kids': Netflix Introduces Cast and Plot for Upcoming Reboot". Spring Tribune.
  4. ^ Kroll, Justin (January 26, 2021). "Skydance Media To Reimagine The 'Spy Kids' Franchise With Spyglass Media And Series Creator Robert Rodriguez". Deadline. Retrieved January 29, 2021.
  5. ^ Rubin, Rebecca (January 26, 2021). "Robert Rodriguez Rebooting 'Spy Kids' Franchise at Skydance Media". Variety. Retrieved March 21, 2022.
  6. ^ Grobar, Matt (March 30, 2022). "'Spy Kids' Franchise Reimagining In Works At Netflix; Robert Rodriguez Returning To Mount Next Film For Skydance, Spyglass". Deadline. Retrieved March 30, 2022.
  7. ^ "Production Weekly – Issue 1300 – Thursday, May 26, 2022 / 17 Listings – 38 Pages". Production Weekly. May 25, 2022. Archived from the original on June 7, 2022. Retrieved June 9, 2022.
  8. ^ Kroll, Justin (June 23, 2022). "'Spy Kids': Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Everly Carganilla And Connor Esterson Starring In Reboot For Netflix, Skydance And Spyglass". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 23, 2022.
  9. ^ Cordero, Rosy (July 23, 2022). "'Spy Kids': Billy Magnussen Joins Netflix Reboot". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 24, 2022.
  10. ^ Kroll, Justin (August 8, 2022). "'Spy Kids': DJ Cotrona Joins Next Installment For Netflix, Skydance And Spyglass". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 12, 2022.
  11. ^ Rodriguez, Robert (August 31, 2022). "Just wrapped a new SPYkids for @Netflix, working with my son Racer Max! First foto is from the set of SPYkids 2 in 2002. Not much has changed, only now he's co-writer, co-producer, and a little heavier". Twitter. Archived from the original on August 31, 2022. Retrieved 2022-09-15.
  12. ^ "Robert Rodriguez on Instagram: "Just wrapped a new SPYkids for @Netflix, working with my son Racer Max! First foto is from the set of SPYkids 2 in 2002. Not much has changed, only now he's co-writer, co-producer, and a little heavier."". Instagram. Retrieved 2022-09-15.
  13. ^ "'Spy Kids' Reboot Has Wrapped Production". Collider. 2 September 2022.

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