Characters and Videos
Get briefed on Carmen Sandiego and the characters who help or hinder her adventures in the new Netflix series. Watch the videos below to see how Carmen is inspiring kids around the world.
International super-sleuth, world explorer, and defender of culture and kindness.
Background: From Buenos Aires, Argentina. Carmen, formerly known as Black Sheep, was a student at VILE Academy for criminals. She had a change of heart and now faces off against her old classmates as she fights for good.
Skills: Super sneaker, expert problem-solver, gadget guru, and mistress of disguise.
White Hat hacker and Carmen’s loyal friend.
Background: A teenager from Niagara Falls, Canada, he met Carmen when he hacked her phone while she was still at VILE Academy.
Skills: Tech wiz and internet native; remotely disactivates security systems; scours the web for secret signs, coded messages, and hidden clues about VILE’s next moves.
Driver and loyal crew member.
Background: Zack and his sister Ivy are street kids from Boston, MA, USA. They met Carmen when they all tried to rob the same donut shop, which was owned by V.I.L.E.
Skills: Great with cars, motorcycles— anything that goes fasts! Knows how to make a quick getaway, always hungry, and eats almost anything (except fish).
Mechanic and tinkerer.
Background: Ivy and her brother Zack are street kids from Boston, MA, USA. They met Carmen when they all tried to rob the same donut shop, which was owned by V.I.L.E.
Skills: Operates Carmen’s gadgets, like Red Drone; great at fixing and making things, and always has Carmen’s back!
Leaders of the Villains International League of Evil (a.k.a. VILE) and head supervisors at VILE Academy.
Background: These evil masterminds— Coach Brunt, Countess Cleo, Dr. Bellum, Professor Maelstrom, and Shadowsan—have different specialties. They helped train Carmen but now will do anything to stop her!
Skills: Hand-to-hand combat, death ray expertise, psychological manipulation, and super-stealth.
Carmen’s enemies; agents of evil, thievery, and general chaos.
Background: Former students of VILE Academy and now VILE agents. Carmen’s mission is to track down these criminals, foil their plans, and take back the treasures they steal. Carmen’s foes include Tigress, Paper Star, Mime Bomb, Crackle, Le Chevre and El Topo.
Skills: Risky gymnastics, extreme origami, cat-like stealth, and cold cruelty.
The Agency to Classify and Monitor Evildoers (a.k.a. ACME), a shadow organization of detective agents.
Background: ACME pursues criminals around the world. They’re on the hunt for Carmen because they think she can help them expose VILE’s evil activities. Known agents include The Chief, Chase Deni Devineaux, and Julia Argent.
Skills: Crime detecting, quick thinking, and mystery solving.
Watch these clips to learn more about the Carmen Sandiego Netflix series and see how Carmen can boost learning at home and in the classroom! Hear from educational leaders and the voice of Carmen, Gina Rodriguez, on the importance of Carmen for kids everywhere.
Learn more about the world’s greatest super-sleuth and hear from the voice of Carmen, Gina Rodriguez!
The globetrotting action hero, Carmen Sandiego, is back in an all new Netflix original series! Watch the official trailer.
Gina Rodriguez, the voice of Carmen Sandiego, talks about what our glotetrotting hero means to her.
Cookie Booker, a member of the evil organization VILE, gives a young Carmen Sandiego advice on becoming a criminal.
Watch the official opening theme of the Netflix series and get a sneak peak of Carmen’s new adventures.