The new Spy Kids movie will be made in partnership with Skydance Media and Spyglass Media
After various negotiations with Netflix, Robert Rodriguez (Matador, The Mandalorian, The Book of Boba Fett) will write and direct the new film Spy Kids which will introduce a new family of spies.
David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger will produce for Skydance Media, which will oversee development and production. Elizabeth Avellan and Racer Max will also serve as producers. Gary Barber and Peter Oillataguerre will executive produce for Spyglass Media, owner of the rights to the Spy Kids franchise.
The #SpyKids franchise is headed to Netflix.
The streaming giant is partnering with Robert Rodriguez, the filmmaker who created the family action comedy movie series, to relaunch and reimagine the property for a new generation.
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— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) March 30, 2022
Composed of the feature films Spy Kids (2021), Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams (2002), Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003), Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2011) and Spy Kids: Mission Critical (2018), the child spy franchise, has grossed over $550 million worldwide.
Netflix and family content
The new Spy Kids is officially ordered as Netflix continues to prioritize family content. The American service recently found great success with Ryan Reynolds’ The Adam Project, which is one of the most-watched original programs in the first 28 days.
Other family-oriented projects are in the pipeline, including Jason Momoa’s Slumberland, Millie Bobby Brown’s Enola Holmes 2 and The School for Good and Evil, starring Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington.
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