It’s no secret that I lengthy for an motion film that reaches the identical heights as Spy Youngsters — younger individuals doing issues they shouldn’t be doing with a daring, virtually garish set design that leans into the kid-tailored fantasy. If children are gonna save the world, it’s not gonna be chrome-colored and real looking … they’re gonna do it with fashion.
Fortunately, Robert Rodriguez has returned to bless us all with a sequel to 2005’s Sharkboy and Lavagirl. Titled We Can Be Heroes, the upcoming Netflix film focuses on the following technology of child heroes, and the total trailer proves that it’s aiming to seize the whole lot fantastic concerning the authentic film and the Spy Youngsters franchise. There’s the key society, there are the children proving themselves, there are funky wanting robots and brightly coloured superhero costumes! Hey, even when Taylor Lautner isn’t reprising his career-defining function of Sharkboy, Pedro Pascal and Priyanka Chopra are right here. It’s joyous.
The premise of We Can Be Heroes is that the youngsters of the world’s superheroes rise as much as save them from aliens. The main focus is on Pedro Pascal’s character’s daughter, however we do get a sneak peek of Sharkboy and Lavagirl’s child too. I’ve solely simply met them, however the heroic children are actually all my kids and I’ll do something to guard them. Though with their cool energy set, it’s extra doubtless that they’ll defend me.
We Can Be Heroes premieres on Jan. 1, 2021 on Netflix — an ideal technique to ring within the New Yr.