Taylor Dooley On Lavagirl’s Return In ‘We Can Be Heroes’
Taylor Dooley is again as Lavagirl within the new Netflix movie ‘We Can Be Heroes,’ and HL acquired the EXCLUSIVE scoop from Taylor about Lavagirl’s huge return after 15 years.
Taylor Dooley returns as Lavagirl, the beloved character from the 2005 cult traditional The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D, in Netflix’s standalone sequel We Can Be Heroes. She’s donning her iconic Lavagirl costume as soon as once more, and Taylor couldn’t be happier about it. Nonetheless, she advised HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY that she didn’t suppose she’d ever get the possibility to play her breakout character ever once more.
“I by no means thought I might,” she advised HollywoodLife. “I imply, I at all times hoped as a result of we had been really initially imagined to do a sequel doubtlessly. So I at all times had hoped that we had been going to, after which because the years handed, it simply type of dwindled. I had gotten out of appearing to go to varsity and get my diploma and dwell my life and begin my household earlier than I jumped again into appearing as an grownup. So when this took place 15 years later, it was a whole shock and only a stunning blessing to have the ability to say Lavagirl began my profession and he or she’s type of serving to me restart my profession, which is simply the best.”
We Can Be Heroes focuses on the youngsters of Earth’s superheroes who should crew up and be taught to work collectively in the event that they wish to save their mother and father and the world. The movie was directed by Robert Rodriguez, who helmed The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D and the Spy Youngsters motion pictures. Taylor revealed to HollywoodLife about her name with Robert to convey again Lavagirl.
“The return type of took place out of nowhere for me seemingly. I’ve my very own enterprise, and I acquired a cellphone name from Robert,” Taylor stated. “We did a fast FaceTime, and he got here up with this superb film for Netflix and was telling me about all of his concepts and the way excited he was and on the very finish stated that we wish to convey Sharkboy and Lavagirl again and have them have a daughter. It was in all probability the best dialog I believe I’ve had. It was a lot enjoyable, and it type of simply grew from there. He had already solid the children. I acquired to undergo the entire expertise of creating an grownup Lavagirl lady costume the second time round and with the ability to do all that stuff was simply a lot enjoyable and so nostalgic.”
Taylor admitted it was “tremendous nostalgic” to be again in Lavagirl’s footwear. “It’s actually onerous to place into phrases how I really feel,” she continued. “I simply really feel so blessed to be part of one thing that has type of transcended time a bit bit. Even in spite of everything these years, earlier than We Can Be Heroes took place, I might nonetheless get acknowledged by individuals. I might get individuals who would inform me their children completely beloved the film. They noticed it by Netflix and other ways, so it was simply so cool to see it dwell on in spite of everything these years as one thing that actually touched individuals and made individuals really feel like their goals meant one thing.”
Lavagirl is married to Sharkboy, who’s performed by JJ Dashnaw and not Taylor Lautner, in We Can Be Heroes, and so they have a daughter named Guppy. Seems, Guppy takes a bit extra after her dad! “I’m a bit biased, so I wish to say mother, however her powers type of go together with dad,” Taylor stated. “She will bend water, so she type of has a extremely good combination of each and may do what I can do with lava and with water. It’s an excellent combine, however she is a bit bit extra like her dad.”
The film leaves it large open for a sequel, and Taylor’s sport for extra Lavagirl. “I might for certain return,” Taylor advised HollywoodLife. “I might do something for Robert. Plus, I might do something for Lavagirl. I’m so tied to that character. I really like her a lot. I might return as Lavagirl anytime anybody requested.”