|Character of Hey Arnold!|
La Sombra is a fictional character from the Hey Arnold! TV Series.
His translated name from Spanish to English is "The Shadow".
La Sombra is a river pirate and treasure hunter in the jungles of San Lorenzo. Besides that, little else is known about him.
In the episode The Journal, he stole a sacred relic from the Green-Eyed People called La Corazón (The Heart). However, Miles and Stella recovered it to pay back the Green Eyes for saving their lives. He vowed to get the La Corazón back if it was the last thing he ever did.
The Jungle Movie
La Sombra was going to be the main antagonist in Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie as the leader of a gang of river pirates.
In storyboards leaked by Raymie Muzquiz, La Sombra is portrayed to be a character fluctuating between an approachable, yet volatile personality. He is seen trying to convince Arnold, unsuccessfully, to reveal the location of the Corazón. However, after saying he knows nothing of its whereabouts, La Sombra locks Arnold in a store cupboard and threatens to harm his friends.
Nickelodeon decided to cancel the project after the first film, Hey Arnold!: The Movie, had been poorly received by the public.