‘We Can Be Heroes’ Netflix Release Date Moved to Christmas Day

Review Ethan / 2023-04-13 21:06:23

The Adventures of Sharkboy & Lavagirl were released in theaters over fifteen years ago. A sequel, We Can Be Heroes is now in production. It looks like the film was moved from January 1, to December 25, 2006. Here’s everything we know.

Robert Rodriguez is the director and writer of We Can Be Heroes, a Netflix Original superhero film. The movie is the direct sequel to Rodrigeuz’s 2005 feature The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D. Before Netflix acquired the distribution rights, Sony Pictures and Dimension Films were the distributors. It’s unknown when the movie would have been released in theatres, but the distributors likely changed hands because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The characters were created by Robert Rodriguez’s son Racer, which inspired the director to create the first film.

What is the Netflix release date of We Can Be Heroes?

We Can Be Heroes was originally scheduled to be released on Netflix on Friday, January 1st, 2020. The movie started on December 5, 2020. It was then shown in the app as well as on new posters. Instead of releasing on Friday, January 1st, 2020, it will be available on the Christmas Day (December 25th).


The movie’s IMDb page has listed the runtime as 100 minutes.

we can be heroes coming to netflix in january 2021 boyd holbrook

Boyd Holbrook in We Can Be Heroes – Copyright. Troublemaker Studios

Is There a plot to We Can Be Heroes'?

Years after their adventures as children, Sharkboy, and Lavagirl are now grown-up, and apart of Earth’s mightiest heroes. But when alien invaders defeat the heroes of Earth and kidnap them, it’s up to the children of the heroes to learn how to work together if they stand a chance of saving their parents, and thus the world.

shark boy lava girl children adults

Lavagirl and Sharkboy as children (left) and their adult counterparts (right). Copyright. Troublemaker Studios

What are the members of We Can Be Heroes' cast?

There’s a very extensive cast for We Can Be Heroes:

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Ms. Granada Priyanka Chopra Baywatch, Bajirao Mastani, Don 2
Tech-No Christian Slater True Romance, Very Bad Things, Mr. Robot
Marcus Moreno Pedro Pascal Game of Thrones, The Mandalorian, The Great Wall
Lavagirl Taylor Dooley The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl, Monster Night Z House M.D.
Missy Moreno YaYa Gosselin FBI: Most Wanted, 13 Reasons Why, The Purge
Ms. Vox Haley Reinhart F Is For Family, Step Up 4: Miami Heat
Crushing Low Brently Heilbron Red 11, The Leftovers, Friday Night Lights
Rewind Isaiah Russel-Bailey S.W.A.T., Criminal Minds, Throwback Holiday
Guppy Vivien Lyra Blair Bird Box, Station 19, Indebted
Red Lightning Fury Brittany Perry-Russell Family Reunion, 13 Reasons Why, The Preacher’s Son
TBA Sung Kang Fast & Furious 6, The Fast and Furious Tokyo Drift, Bullet to the Head
TBA Boyd Holbrook Logan, The Predator, The Host
TBA Akira Akbar Captain Marvel, This is Us, Criminal Minds
TBA Andy Walken The Kids Are Alright, A Christmas Story Live!, Modern Family
TBA Andrew Diaz The Kid’s New Years Party!
TBA Hala Finley Man with a Plan, Back Roads, American Housewife
TBA Lotus Blossom Magic Max
TBA Lyon Daniels Patriot, Fundamentally Cynical, Why Dinosaurs?
TBA Nathan Blair Best. Worst. Weekend. Ever., Legion, Raven’s Home
TBA Adriana Barraza Babel, Drag Me to Hell, Thor
TBA Christopher McDonald Thelma & Louise, Quiz Show, Happy Gilmore
TBA Dylan Henry Lau Fresh Off the Boat, Paper Tiger, Tim & Eric’s Bedtime Stories

Taylor Lautner will not reprise his Sharkboy role in the film. He is unable to film the scenes so J.J. Dashnaw, a substitute body double, will play his role. Lautner could return to Sharkboy if there is a sequel.

we can be heroes coming to netflix in january 2021 taylor dooley

Taylor Dooley reprising her role as Lavagirl – Copyright. Troublemaker Studios

Where and when was We Can Be Heroes shot?

The film was produced in Texas from August 2019 to September 2020.

Is the film available for streaming in 4K resolution?

We Can Be Heroes, like the majority of Netflix Originals that are released in 4K will also be streamable. You will require a premium Netflix subscription and a 4K-capable device to view the film in 4K.

Do you look forward to We Can Be Heroes being on Netflix? Comment below to let us know!


Leave Your Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


    The best TV and entertainment news in your inbox
    Sign up to receive our newsletter!

    Sign Up!