'We Can Be Heroes': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Sharkboy-Lavagirl sequel

'We Can Be Heroes': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Sharkboy-Lavagirl sequel
Taylor Dooley and Taylor Lautner (IMDb)

'Spy Kids' director Robert Rodriguez has a new Netflix movie in the works. 'We Can Be Heroes' is a multi-generational superhero film starring a team of established superheroes and their inexperienced children. Here’s everything you need to know about the project:

Release date

The release date for 'We Can Be Heroes' hasn't been made public yet but it is expected to arrive sometime in 2021. We'll be updating this section as soon as an official date becomes available.



While we don't have an official plot synopsis yet, Rodriguez explained during the [email protected] event that the movie would be about two generations of superheroes. He also confirmed that his cult classic characters Sharkboy and Lavagirl from 'The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D' would make an appearance as adults with a daughter who has a combination of their powers.



Pedro Pascal

Actor Pedro Pascal of Lucasfilm's "The Mandalorian" at the Disney+ Global Press Day on October 19, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. "The Mandalorian" series will stream exclusively on Disney+ when the service launches on November 12. (Getty Images)

Pedro Pascal is a Chilean-American actor who first gained prominence for his role as Oberyn Martell in the HBO fantasy series 'Game of Thrones'. He has since gone on to appear in a number of popular movies and shows including 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' and the live-action 'Star Wars' series 'The Mandalorian'. 


Besides Pascal, the movie also stars Priyanka Chopra, Christian Slater, YaYa Gosselin, Akira Akbar, Sung Kang, Boyd Holbrook, Haley Reinhart, and more. Taylor Lautner and Taylor Dooley are expected to reprise their roles as Sharkboy and Lavagirl but we're yet to receive any official confirmation on that. Stay tuned for more.


Robert Rodriguez


Director Robert Rodriguez attends the "Alita: Battle Angel" world premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square, Luxe Cinema on January 31, 2019, in London, England. (Getty Images)

Robert Rodriguez is one of the most successful filmmakers in Hollywood with a number of hits to his name including 'From Dusk Till Dawn', the 'Sin City' series, the 'Spy Kids' films, 'Machete', and 'Alita: Battle Angel'. He is popular for his action movies, both the ones targeting an adult audience and the ones that are written for children, like 'We Can Be Heroes'. 



Netflix is yet to release a trailer for the movie but we'll be bringing it to you as soon as it becomes available. Until then, watch this space for updates.

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