Amber Heard in NY Times Magazine

Amber Heard in Rick Schwartz Produced Machete KillsAmber Heard discusses her upcoming role in Rick Schwartz produced and Robert Rodriguez directed Machete Kills in the latest issue of The New York Times Magazine:

‘She’s a punch-throwing, gun-shooting, crown-wearing, sash-bearing, beauty-pageant Barbie with a twist,” says the actress Amber Heard of her role in “Machete Kills,” due out next year.

In addition to an interview, Heard stars in a glamorous photo shoot for the Woman’s Fall Fashion 2012 issue.

Read the entire article, The Well Rounded Amber Heard.

 

Avellan Twins Back for Machete Kills

Avellan twins reprise role for Rick Schwartz produced Machete KillsVariety 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.

Rick Schwartz produced macheteThe Avellan sisters will once again be playing bad-ass nurses Mona and Lisa. They join fellow femme fatales Jessica AlbaMichelle RodriguezAmber 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’.

Sofia Vergara Celebrates 40th Birthday after Wrapping Machete Kills

sofia vergara in rick schwartz produced machete kills

Sofia Vergara

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 SheenMel GibsonZoe Saldana, Alba and Amber Heard.

Read the entire New York Post article here.

Set Photos from Machete Kills

Jessica Alba and Danny Trejo in Rick Schwartz produced Machete KillsSet 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.

Edward James Olmos joins cast of Machete Kills

Edward James Olmos joins cast of Rick Schwartz produced Machete KillsCasting 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!

Read the entire article, Edward James Olmos Cast in Machete Kills, here.

Poster Art Released for Machete Kills

Machete Kills produced by Rick Schwartz

Machete Kills Poster

Early Poster Art for Machete Kills, produced by Rick Schwartz, was released just prior to the Cannes film festival.  

Sofia Vergara, Mel Gibson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jessica Alba, Amber Heard, Demian Bichir, and of course Danny Trejo all star in Robert Rodriguez’s sequel which will be distributed by 20th Century Fox.

Machete Kills finds the titular ex-federale (Danny Trejo) recruited by the U.S. government to stop a terrorist named Mendez the Madman, who happens to be Mexico’s leading cartel dealer. Mel Gibson is set to co-star as Luther Voz, a cunning arms dealer and death merchant who aims to spread war across the planet by launching a missile.

Extras needed for ‘Machete Kills’ in Austin, TX

Robert Rodriguez's Machete Kills, Produced by Rick SchwartzLast Saturday Beth Sepko Casting held an Open Casting looking for extras to appear in the follow up to Robert Rodriguez’ Machete.  Machete Kills, produced by Rick Schwartz, will be filmed at Austin Studios in Austin, TX this summer. The movie’s all-star cast includes Amber Heard, Mel Gibson, Zoe Saldana, Michelle Rodriguez, Jessica Alba, and Sofía Vergara.

If you missed the casting call, it’s not too late to apply. According to Beth Sepko Casting’s Facebook page, “if you were not able to make it to the open call, you can email thirdcoastextras@gmail.com with your height, weight, contact number, resume (if available), and photos. You can also mail a headshot, talent registration form, and resume to 1901 E. 51st Street, Box 6, Austin TX 78723.”

Click here to read the entire article, “Extras Needed for Machete Kills in Austin TX