With production currently underway on director Robert Rodriguez’s MACHETE KILLS, some behind-the-scenes footage featuring star Sofia Vergara has made its way online (courtesy of Vergara’s son Manolo) where we get our first look at the actress who plays a brothel owner in the upcoming sequel. With 20th century Fox distributing the flick, MACHETE KILLS also stars Danny Trejo, Jessica Alba, Michelle Rodriguez, Mel Gibson, Charlie Sheen, Edward James Olmos, Demian Bichir, William Sadler, Amber Heard, Zoe Saldana, Alexa Vega and twins Electra and Elise Avellan.
No release date has been set but stay tuned for that but in the meantime, we do have an updated synopsis for you below along with the news that MACHETE KILLS is the second film in a proposed trilogy.
MACHETE KILLS, the second film in the MACHETE trilogy finds the title character (Trejo) mourning the loss of his beloved Sartana, slain during a run in with the cartels. Machete is recruited by the President of the United States for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man. Machete must battle his way through Mexico to take down a cartel leader, Mendez the Madman, who threatens to fire a missile on the US. Machete foils Mendez’s plot only to find that the missiles are remote wired to and triggered by the madman’s still beating heart. The only man who can disarm the missile is eccentric billionaire arms dealer, Luther Voz, who has hatched a plan of his own to spread war across the planet with a weapon in space. Machete takes on Voz and his army in order dismantle his master plan for global anarchy.