‘The Sleepover’ Trailer: Netflix’s Action Comedy is Like ‘Spy Kids’ Meets ‘National Treasure’ Meets ‘True Lies’
Posted on Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 by Ben Pearson
Take the clue-following premise of National Treasure, the kid-centric approach of Spy Kids, and mix a dash of the “spouse doesn’t know about their partner’s secret skills” concept from True Lies, and you get The Sleepover, a new action comedy coming to Netflix later this month.
Malin Åkerman (Rock of Ages) plays a former thief who’s pulled back into the game by villains who force her to reunite with her sexy former partner (Joe Manganiello, Magic Mike) to pull a heist. All of this is quite a surprise for her husband (Ken Marino, Wet Hot American Summer), who had no idea about his wife’s former life as a criminal. But most of the movie seems to center around the kids, who are naturally in over their heads when they get involved. Read More »