She has just worked with Robert Rodriguez in his latest film called Machete. She has also signed on to play the mother of the new series. The main characters Alexa Vega and Daryl Sabara were the kids of super spy parents played by Carla Gugino and Antonio Banderas in the original. So there will be some changes to the story.

Vega and Sabara are no longer kids anymore. The new movie will center on Alba as a retired spy who has been reactivated. The actress will be playing the mother of a baby and two preteen stepchildren.

The kids’ roles will be recast this time around. The other roles in the film include the husband, a slightly nerdy investigative reporter, and the villain will be called Time Keeper, whose goal is to stop time.

Rodriguez will be shooting the film in Austin and will begin shooting next month. The Spy Kids 4: Armageddon will be in 3D. Machete his new film is expected to hit theaters on September 3 rd.

Source: Hollywood Reporter