What happened to the casting of Sharkboy and Lavagirl?


Rocket, Racer and Rebel Rodriguez are all sons of director Robert Rodriguez. Rebel played Sharkboy at 5, Racer played Sharkboy at 7, and Rocket played Lug, one of Max’s class. These three brothers didn’t do much in the film industry outside of their father’s plans, but they did work on a few other films. All three starred in “Shorts”, another children’s film by Robert Rodriguez, and they all received credits for their stunts on “Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams”

Rocket, the eldest of the three, was an assistant editor on “Sock ’em Dead”, a short film made by his father in 2015. He is also an assistant editor on an upcoming science fiction film called “Breaking the Loop”. “Rebel Rodriguez had a bigger half role as his father in the double-film“ Grindhouse, ”“ Planet Terror. ”He played Tony, the son of Dr. Block who accidentally shot himself in the face. Rebel also received songwriter credits on three of his father’s films: “Red 11”, “We Can Be Heroes” and the VR short “The Limit”.

Racer Rodriguez, who is more commonly referred to as “Racer Max”, has worked on the most projects of the three brothers. He starred in two of his father’s most recent projects; “We Can be Heroes” and “Alita: Battle Angel”. Besides performing stunts on “Spy Kids 2” alongside his brothers, he also performed stunts on “Red 11”. Racer received story credit for “The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl” and has continued to write with his father over the years. Along with Robert Rodriguez, Racer co-wrote “Red 11” and the VR short “The Limit”. Over the past couple of years, Racer has even tried his hand at production. He received producer credit on “We Can be Heroes” and executive producer credit on the series “Rebel Without a Crew: The Robert Rodriguez Film School” named after his father’s non-fiction book “Rebel without a Crew: Or How a 23-Year -An old filmmaker with $ 7,000 has become a Hollywood gamer. “

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