Speaking as one who had stepmothers, I always wanted one that was cool and fun. I sure never got one as cool as Marissa Cortez Wilson (played by Jessica Alba).
Everything looks good and normal for Marissa; she has a famous spy hunter husband, Wilbur (Joel McHale), and a new baby and twin stepchildren, Rebecca and Cecil (played by Rowan Blanchard and Mason Cook). Little known to them, step-mom is a retired spy.
Her world is soon turned upside down when the Timekeeper (Jeremy Piven) sets out to take over the world. Marissa finds herself called back into duty by OSS and now the kids need to set aside their bickering and keep their wits about them. Joined by some very familiar spies, Carmen and Juni Cortez (played once again by Alexa Vega and Daryl Saba), their dad (Antonio Banderas) and the mind-blowing gadgets created by Uncle Machete (Danny Trejo), they set out to save the world and maybe their family along with it.
Written and directed again by the creative mind of Robert Rodriguez, it looks like the fall is in for a good time.
“Spy Kids: All the Time in the World” opens in theatres Aug. 19.
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