The newly titled film, “Spare Parts” tells the true story of a group of undocumented Mexican-American teenagers in Phoenix who compete against MIT in a National Underwater Robotics Competition with nothing but spare parts, a dream and drive, led by their teacher played by Marisa Tomei.
Filmed right here in New Mexico as, “La Vida Robot” the film also stars George Lopez as the instructor supervising the students, Jamie Lee Curtis, Carlos PenaVega, Alexa PenaVega, New Mexico’s own Steven Michael and loads of talented New Mexico supporting cast & crew!
Check it out in theaters on January 16.
Follow the New Mexico made movie on Facebook here!
UPDATE 6/30/14:Reports say that headbutting between outgoing Fox Entertainment Chair, Kevin Reilly and current Fox COO, Peter Rice may have lent to the current CANCELLATION of Reilly project, “Hieroglyph”. The New Mexico made pilot series is now officially axed with production receiving the following message: “Series cancelled. Office shut down.”
UPDATE 6/12/14: Filming of approx. 11 episodes is scheduled to begin, in New Mexico this August!
The New Mexico Production, Hieroglyph, will air on FOX in 2015.