'Spy Kids' Strike Back

CAROUSEL - Russia's Anastasia Davydova and Svetlana Romashina dive on their way to win the gold medal of the duet technical synchronized swimming event, at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Rome, Tuesday, July 21, 2009. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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Alexa Vega and Daryl Sabara reprise their roles as junior spies and techno-savvy siblings on a mission to outwit evil yet again in "Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams." They discuss the sequel on The Early Show.

In "Spy Kids," Carmen and Juni Cortez were driven to take up the "family business" of espionage when their veteran spy parents were kidnapped. The assortment of spy gadgetry and their clever antics made the film a surprise hit and 13-year-old Alexa and 9-year-old Daryl became the faces of a new franchise.

Carmen and Juni return in "Spy Kids 2" as Level 2 OSS agents based out of headquarters in a high-tech tree house. They are about to set off on their own solo mission, but it turns out to be a job for the whole family of spies as they battle keep the world safe from a volcanic island populated by a mad scientist and his menagerie of creatures.

Fast Facts About Alexa Vega

Alexa Vega has appeared in "Spy Kids," "Deep End of the Ocean" with Michelle Pfeiffer, "Ghosts of Mississippi," "Twister," "Nine Months," and "Little Giants" among many other feature films.

She has had leading roles in several made-for-television films such as "Follow the Stars Home," and has also appeared as a series regular in "Ladies Man," opposite Alfred Molina, "The Doyles," "Life's Work," "In Your Dreams," and "Evening Shade." Additional television work includes, "Chicago Hope," "E.R.," "To Have and to Hold," "The Magnificent 7," and "High Incident."

Fast Facts About Daryl Sabara

Daryl Sabara returns as Juni Cortez in "Spy Kids." On television, he has made appearances on "Will and Grace," "Oh, Baby," "Love and Money," and "Life's Work."