06:50 AM EDT 03/19/2015
Originally posted 10/11/2013 07:30PM
Spy Kids fans are in for a big surprise – former child star Alexa Vega isn't a little girl anymore!
The 25-year-old, who's best known for playing Carmen Cortez in the family adventure series, says her latest role in Machete Kills is anything but wholesome.
"It's edgy, it's kickass," the newly engaged star tells PEOPLE of her provocative new role in the film, out Oct. 11. "I think every girl wants to be a badass."
Originally posted 07/16/2012 09:15PM
Alexa Vega is a single lady.
The former Spy Kids star, 23, filed for divorce from Napoleon Dynamite producer Sean Covel, 36, on June 28, after less than two years of marriage, according to documents filed in L.A. Superior Court.
Citing irreconcilable differences, Vega and her ex already have a division of property based upon a "written agreement."
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