Lady Gaga will make her movie debut in Robert Rodriguez directed and Rick Schwartz produced pulp sequel “Machete Kills.” The “Born This Way” singer has been shooting a cameo for the film which already includes a wild ensemble cast of Sofia Vergara, Mel Gibson, Charlie Sheen, Jessica Alba, Amber Heard, Cuba Gooding Jr., Vanessa Hudgens, Michelle Rodriguez, Demián Bichir and lead actor Danny Trejo.
Gaga — who’s previously played herself on “The Simpsons” and popped up as Girl at Swimming Pool #2 in a 2001 episode of “The Sopranos” — is playing a character called La Chameléon, according to a poster tweeted by the director.
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Rick Schwartz produced and Robert Rodriguez directed Machete Kills stars Mel Gibson as Luther Voz, an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has hatched a plan to spread war across the planet with a weapon in space. Machete (Danny Trejo) takes on Voz and his army in order to dismantle his master plan for global anarchy. In a recent interview with Extra, Gibson revealed more about the character:
“He’s an evil genius, he’s kind of like a Bond villain in the gutter,” says Gibson. “Bad guys are always more fun, and if you can find the bad in a good guy, it’s always more fun.”
The character is also a gourmet chef, and Mel said he’s a pretty good cook himself. “My speciality? I make the best hamburger in the United States.”
Rodriquez, known for his unique casting choices, specifically wrote the villain role for Gibson. “Mel was the only one I was interested in,” said the auteur.
Along with Gibson and Trejo, Machete Kills stars Charlie Sheen as the President of the United States and Sofia Vergara as a dominatrix. It hits theaters in 2013.
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Variety reports that Robert Rodriguez’s twin nieces, Electra and Elise Avellan, are set to reprise their roles in Machete Kills, produced by Rick Schwartz and others.
The Avellan sisters will once again be playing bad-ass nurses Mona and Lisa. They join fellow femme fatales Jessica Alba, Michelle Rodriguez, Amber Heard and Sofia Vergara. The film also stars Danny Trejo and features roles by Charlie Sheen, Mel Gibson, Edward James Olmos, and more.
A Quick Draw production, “Machete Kills” is being financed by Alexander Rodnyansky, who is producing with Rodriguez. In addition to Rick Schwartz, other producers include Quick Draw’s Aaron Kaufman and Iliana Nikolic, as well as Sergei Bespalov.
Read the complete Variety article, Avellan twins reload for ‘Machete Kills’.
After wrapping her role in Robert Rodriguez’s sequel “Machete Kills,” produced by Rick Schwartz, Sofia Vergara headed to Mexico to celebrate her 40th birthday, jetting out to an exclusive resort with on-again boyfriend Nick Loeb, as reported in this article appearing July 6th in the New York Post.
Friends invited to join the “Modern Family” star include Eva Longoria and Jessica Alba. Sources tell us Vergara’s romance with Loeb is “100 percent back on” following their brief split in May. One said, “They have been seeing a lot of each other and seem very happy. They have been traveling a lot and have talked through a lot of the issues which led to their split.” Vergara was spotted yesterday visiting the Fort of San Miguel in San Francisco de Campeche, in southeast Mexico.
The Robert Rodriguez directed and Rick Schwartz produced Machete Kills also stars Charlie Sheen, Mel Gibson, Zoe Saldana, Alba and Amber Heard.
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Set photos have emerged from Rick Schwartz produced and Robert Rodriguez directed Machete Kills, courtesy of Jessica Alba‘s Twitter Feed.
Click here to check out the set photos. Machete Kills also stars Edward James Olmos, Sofia Vergara, Amber Heard, Demian Bichir, Michelle Rodriguez, and Mel Gibson.
Charlie Sheen and Robert Rodriguez
Deadline.com reports today that Charlie Sheen has been cast in Rick Schwartz produced and Robert Rodriguez directed Machete Kills playing the President of the United States:”Charlie Sheen announced today that he’s returning to the big screen. The Wall Street star has joined the cast of Robert Rodriguez’s Machete Kills as the President of the United States. While it’s not a big role in the sequel to 2010′s Machete, both Sheen and the director announced the casting on their respective Twitter pages. “I just cast Charlie Sheen in #machetekills as the President of the United States! Who better? More soon..” Rodriguez tweeted this afternoon and posted a photo of himself and Sheen. “My fellow Americans,” said Sheen in presidential mode as he retweeted Rodriguez’s post. Fellow Hollywood hellraiser Mel Gibson had also been cast in Machete Kills. In the sequel, Machete, played again by Danny Trejo, is drafted by the U.S. government to track an arms dealer through Mexico before he launches a weapon from space.
Read the entire article, Charlie Sheen Cast as President of the United States, at deadline.com
Casting rumors have been rampant regarding the Rick Schwartz produced and Robert Rodriguez directed Machete Kills, sequel to the cult classic Machete. The Portugese site Omelette reports today that Edward James Olmos is joining the cast, which already includes Mel Gibson, Amber Heard, Jessica Alba, Michelle Rodriguez, Sofia Vergara, Demian Bichir and Danny Trejo.
Stay tuned for more updates on Machete Kills!
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