McHale and Alba to play couple?
Joel McHale is in talks to take a lead role in the next Spy Kids film, according to reports.
The Informant! star would play a spy-tracking reporter married to Jessica Alba's character if he agrees to the role in Spy Kids 4, according to Variety.
Jessica plays a retired spy who has been reactivated and is also the stepmother to his kids in the Robert Rodriguez film.
Joel appeared in US network E!'s comedy show The Soup and has been starring in sitcom Community.
His upcoming films include What's Your Number with Anna Faris and The Big Year with Steve Martin.
It's not yet been announced who will be playing the new generation of child agents in the movie, set to be filmed in Texas before its release next year.