We Can Be Heroes (2021 film)

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We Can Be Heroes
We Can Be Heroes Official Logo.png
Official logo
Directed byRobert Rodriguez
Produced byRobert Rodriguez
Written byRobert Rodriguez
Starring
Production
company
Distributed byNetflix
Release date
  • January 1, 2021 (2021-01-01) (United States)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

We Can Be Heroes is an upcoming American superhero film written, directed and produced by Robert Rodriguez, serving as a stand-alone sequel to The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D (2005).

It is scheduled to be released on January 1, 2021, by Netflix, taking over its previous distribution from Dimension Films and Sony PicturesColumbia division.

Plot[edit]

After their parents have been kidnapped by alien invaders, the children of Earth's superheroes team up and learn to work together to save their parents and the world.

Cast[edit]

J.J. Dashnaw appears as a stand-in body double for Sharkboy. Dashnaw's appearance is a silent cameo, where the character's face is obscured by a mask, due to Taylor Lautner, who portrayed the character in The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D, being unavailable to film the scenes in which the character appears, thus allowing for Lautner to potentially return in a future film.[1]

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

Robert Rodriguez will write, direct, and produce the superhero film We Can Be Heroes through his Troublemaker Studios for Netflix.[2]

Casting[edit]

Priyanka Chopra will star in the film,[2] along with Christian Slater and Pedro Pascal.[3]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography began in August 2019, shooting in Texas.[3]

Release[edit]

It is scheduled to be released on January 1, 2021.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Sanchez, Omar (June 10, 2020). "Remembering Sharkboy and Lavagirl: The on-set antics that defined the 3D kids' classic". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved November 23, 2020.
  2. ^ a b Wiseman, Andreas (August 21, 2019). "Priyanka Chopra Jonas To Star In Netflix Superhero Movie From 'Alita: Battle Angel' Director Robert Rodriguez". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 22, 2020.
  3. ^ a b Ramos, Dino-Ray (August 21, 2019). "Christian Slater, YaYa Gosselin, Akira Akbar, Pedro Pascal And More Join Robert Rodriguez's 'We Can Be Heroes' At Netflix". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 21, 2020.
  4. ^ Hemmert, Kylie (November 12, 2020). "We Can Be Heroes First-Look Photos Released for Robert Rodriguez's Superhero Movie". ComingSoon.net. Retrieved November 12, 2020.

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