The US release date has now officially been set for the sequel to Grindhouse spin-off movie, Machete (2010) – mark your calendars for September 13th! (Us lot in the UK should just keep our fingers crossed we get it shortly after.) The first film may have disappointed many of us, but we’re eagerly waiting to see if Robert Rodriguez can finally deliver a film worthy of the promise displayed in the faux trailer that first piqued our curiosities in '07.
Check out all the deets in the following Press Release…
"Open Road Films will release MACHETE KILLS – directed by Robert Rodriguez (Machete, Sin City, Spy Kids franchise) and starring Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Sofia Vergara, Amber Heard, Charlie Sheen, Lady Gaga, Antonio Banderas, Jessica Alba, Demián Bichir, Alexa Vega, Vanessa Hudgens, Cuba Gooding, Jr., William Sadler, Marko Zaror and Mel Gibson – on Septmber 13, 2013.
Directed by Robert Rodriguez from a screenplay by Kyle Ward and based on a story by Marcel Rodriguez and Robert Rodríguez, MACHETE KILLS is the sequel to the 2010 hit film MACHETE - which has built a devoted legion of fans since its release – and is the second film in a trilogy. The film is produced by Robert Rodriguez, along with Aaron Kaufman and Iliana Nikolic through their QuickDraw Productions banner, as well as Sergei Bespalov of Aldamisa Films, Alexander Rodnyansky of AR Films, and Rick Schwartz of Overnight Films.
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."
And since we haven’t previewed many pics yet, here’s a bonus gallery...
Alexa Vega. Yes, Spy Kids was a very long time ago.
Amber Heard and Danny Trejo
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