Rodriguez will write and direct the new film, and like the original series, the new “Spy Kids” movie will focus on a multi-cultural family of international spies.
The original film from 2001 was a critical and box office success, grossing $147.9 million worldwide and starred Antonio Banderas and Carla Gugino alongside its young stars, Alexa PenaVega and Daryl Sabara. The franchise became so popular, it spawned three more sequels, all of them directed by Rodriguez. The films grossed over $550 million at the worldwide box office.
Spyglass owns the “Spy Kids” franchise. Skydance will serve as the lead studio and oversee development and production. Spyglass’ Gary Barber and Peter Oillataguerre will executive produce.
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