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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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′