Fans of filmmaker Robert Rodriguez will certainly have plenty to keep them busy this year. In addition to Sin City: A Dame to Die For, the director will unleash Machete Kills this fall.
The film is a sequel to Rodriguez’s 2010 cult favorite Machete starring Danny Trejo, Robert De Niro, Jessica Alba, and direct-to-video action star Steven Seagal. Although the film was a modest success at the box office, the flick really found its audience on DVD and Blu-ray.
According to Open Roads Films press release, Machete Kills will land in theaters across the United States on September 13. The release also states that the film is the second entry in a proposed trilogy, which means a third installment could be down the road.
The follow-up has been officially described as follows:
“In MACHETE KILLS, Danny Trejo returns as ex-Federale agent MACHETE, who is recruited by the President of the United States for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man – he must take down a madman revolutionary and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has hatched a plan to spread war and anarchy across the planet.”
In addition to Trejo, the film will co-star Michelle Rodriguez, Sofia Vergara, Amber Heard, Lady Gaga, Antonio Banderas, Jessica Alba, Demián Bichir, Alexa Vega, Vanessa Hudgens, Cuba Gooding, Jr., William Sadler, Marko Zaror, and Mel Gibson.
Former Two and a Half Men star Charlie Sheen will also appear in the upcoming action flick. Internet Movie Database has the actor listed as the President of the United States in Rodriguez’s sequel.
The Inquisitr previously reported that pop star Lady Gaga will make her acting debut in the Machete sequel. The singer will portray a character who goes by the name of La Chameleon.
Those of you who missed the first installment can get a feel for what the movie’s all about by watching the trailer below.
Are you a fan of Robert Rodriguez? Are you looking forward to Machete Kills?