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’.

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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

Zoe Saldana Joins Cast of Machete Kills

Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana

Danny Trejo, star of the Rick Schwartz produced Machete Kills, revealed that Zoe Saldana is joining the cast of the film in a recent interview with Moviehole, an online film blog:

“Trejo, noting that the film kicks off into about three weeks, says ‘The sequel to Machete, Machete Kills, is going to be a lot more over-the-top than Machete. We’ve got Sofia Vergara, who is a star in her own right, Jessica Alba, Michelle Rodriguez, and Zoe Saldana – and guess what? I get to kiss all of ’em.’

Machete Kills is a Quick Draw production financed by Alexander Rodnyansky, as well as Aaron KaufmanIliana NikolicSergei Bespalov and Rick Schwartz.

The film is a sequel to the cult classic Machete.  Danny Trejo’s ‘Machete’ character originates from the 2001 Spy Kids film, written and directed by Robert Rodriguez. The film is an expansion of a fake trailer that was released together with Rodriguez’s and Quentin Tarantino‘s 2007 Grindhouse.

Click here to read the entire Moviehole article, ‘Danny Trejo on Machete Kills and Sin City 2′

‘Modern Family’ actress Sofia Vergara joins the cast of ‘Machete Kills’

Sofia Vergara

Sofia Vergara

Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara is in talks to add yet more sizzle to the cast of Robert Rodriguez’sMachete Kills,” a Quick Draw production financed by Alexander Rodnyansky, as well as Aaron Kaufman, Iliana Nikolic, Sergei Bespalov and Rick Schwartz.

Vergara joins a stellar cast which already features her fellow femme fatales Jessica Alba, Amber Heard and Michelle Rodriguez.

Click here to read the entire article in Variety.