Carmen Sandiego will be returning to steal another day, this time on Netflix in 2019. A reboot of the popular animated series from the 1990s is being produced by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt together with Canada’s DHX Media.
The 20 x 22-minute show will follow Carmen Sandiego as she pulls off a new series of international capers. The new series will also include a look at Sandiego’s past and why she became a thief. Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin) will star as the titular character, with Finn Wolfhard (Stranger Things) playing Carmen’s chief accomplice and friend.
Duane Capizzi (The Batman) is co-executive producer and showrunner, while CJ Kettler (The Tick) will serve as executive producer.
The series was a famous computer game created in 1985 before being turned into a kids game show for PBS called Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? It ran from 1991 to 1995 with five seasons and 295 episodes.