WINNING!!! Filming is currently underway on Robert Rodriguez’s MACHETE KILLS but that hasn’t stopped the director from adding to his already intriguing casting lineup.
With veteran actor Edward James Olmos recently signing on to star, former TWO AND A HALF MEN star Charlie Sheen has joined the cast as well and will be playing the President of the United States. Mel Gibson and Charlie Sheen… gotta love it!
Alongside Sheen and Gibson, the film also stars Danny Trejo, Jessica Alba and Michelle Rodriguez who all appeared in the first film and newcomers Amber Heard, Sofia Vergara, Zoe Saldana and Demian Bichir. 20th Century Fox will distribute. No official release date has been set but you can expect it to hit theaters sometime next year.
MACHETE KILLS finds the title character (Trejo) recruited by the U.S. Government for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man. Machete must battle his way through Mexico to take down a madman cartel leader and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer (Gibson) who has hatched a plan to spread war across the planet with a weapon in space. Machete takes on an army in an effort to dismantle a plan for global anarchy.