EXCLUSIVE: It seems like spy boy creator Robert Rodriguez has found his new spy family for his family adventure franchise. Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Everly Carganilla and newcomer Connor Essterson will star in the upcoming Netflix films Skydance and Spyglass.
Rodriguez will write, direct, and produce the next film, which will introduce the world to a new spy family. Racer Max will co-write the photo. This film marks Rodriguez’s second family film with Netflix following the success of the 2020 family action film We can be heroes.
This latest spy boy The chapter is set after the children of the world’s biggest secret agency unwittingly help a powerful game developer unleash a computer virus that gives him control over all technology, making them spies themselves to save their parents and the world.
David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger will produce for Skydance, overseeing development and production. Elizabeth Avellan and Max will also be producers. Spyglass’s Gary Barber and Peter Oillataguerre will executive produce. Nick Nesbit will be Netflix’s creative lead on the film.
Rodriguez recently landed a starring role in ABC’s single-camera comedy Not Dead, which was recently made into the series. He was also appointed to lead the Amazon series Last Known Position. These three projects should keep him busy for some time. He was recently spotted on Amazon’s I want you back as good as Get up. He was represented by WME and attorneys Karl Austen and Peter Sample.
Netflix’s growing list of all-watchers movies also includes Shawn Levy’s time-travel movies Adam’s Project, also partnered with Skydance; family comedy Yes Hari starring Jennifer Garner, Edgar Ramírez and Jenna Ortega; Upcoming fantasy adventure sleeping landdirected by Francis Lawrence and starring Jason Momoa; Enola Holmes 2, starring Millie Bobby Brown as a smart and fearless detective; and fantasy School for Good and Evilstarring Charlize Theron and Kerry Washington.
Levi is set to reprise his role as the titular character in New Line’s Shazam!: Wrath of the Gods which bows in December. He was recently seen as Kurt Warner in the biopic American Underdogs. He was replaced by UTA, Untitled Entertainment and McKuin Frankel Whitehead.
Carganilla was recently spotted in The After Party, the Haunted Man and Chair. He was replaced by Coast to Coast Talent and DR Entertainment.
In addition spy boySkydance whiteboard with Netflix included in the future Persistent starring Gal Gadot and mega-hits Old Guard and 6 Underground.
Spyglass successfully relaunches the horror franchise Shout last year and is in production in the next installment. The end of this year, the revival hell destroyer will debut on Hulu.