Robert Rodriguez

Television & Film
9:59 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Robert Rodriguez Moves to TV Screens With El Rey Network

Austin auteur Robert Rodriguez will launch his own network, El Rey, in December.
Photo by KUT News

Director Robert Rodriguez is probably best known for movies like “El Mariachi,” the “Spy Kids” franchise and, most recently "Machete Kills." But later this year, the successful filmmaker is making a big move to the small screen, launching his very own television channel called the El Rey Network with the intent of attracting a modern, English-speaking Latino audience.

It’s a growing community that Rodriguez believes has been underserved by Hollywood and the broadcast networks.

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Austin
5:10 pm
Fri August 12, 2011

Rodriguez and Spy Kids Actors to Visit Children's Hospital

Spy Kids actors and director Robert Rodriguez will visit with the children of Dell's Medical center on Saturday before the red carpet premier at 4pm.
Photo courtesy of The Austin Film Society

Actors from the fourth installation of Robert Rodriguez' s "Spy Kids" films will meet with the children of Dell Children’s Medical Center on Saturday.

The new "Spy Kids" stars Rowan Blanchard, Mason Cook, along with old Spy Kids Alexa Vega and Daryl Sabara and Rodriguez himself will be greeting the children and signing posters at 1 p.m., before their red carpet Austin premier at The Long Center for Performing Arts at  4 p.m.

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