Machete Kills News


'Machete Kills' Will Not Bring Back Lindsay Lohan, Probably 'Cause She's Crazy

Lindsay Lohan – Robert Rodriguez‘s ‘Machete Kills‘ is back on track after a potentially disastrous lawsuit threatened to shut down production entirely, and one aspect of the film we can all look forward to is the return of multiple characters from the first film. Danny Trejo, Jessica Alba and Michelle Rodriguez will be reprising their roles, but it seems that ‘Machete Kill’-ed Lindsay Lohan — meaning she won’t be coming back. 8 years 12 weeks ago via donnieyen

Robert Rodriguez Sued For $11M For Allegedly Bullying Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak & Seeking To Stifle Indie Film

Robert Rodriguez – Robert Rodriguez was sued today for at least $11 million by an independent producer who claims the Machete Kills director used “threats and intimidation” to damage the film Danny Trejo’s Vengeance and a new Steve Wozniak-endorsed app related to the movie. “Rodriguez feared that the promotion of another film starring Danny Trejo would diminish the Machete Kills brand and would threaten box office numbers and thus set in motion a plan to diminish ITN’s reputation and stifle the success of the film and the App Game,” says the five-count complaint (read it here) from ITN Flix. 8 years 12 weeks ago via theothersenhman

'Machete Kills' Set for September 2013 Release

3:37 PM 1/15/2013 by Jeff Giles
It looks like that lawsuit over Machete Kills picked the wrong Mexican to mess with: Dimension has just announced that Robert Rodriguez's Machete sequel will still slash its way into theaters this year -- on September 13, 2013, to be exact. In case you need a refresher -- or require some semblance of a plot in order to pay to watch Danny Trejo kicking butt -- here's the official synopsis:


Danny Trejo – Death Race 3: Inferno, available on DVD/Blu-ray on January 22nd with deleted scenes and “making of” features, finds the legendary Frankenstein (aka Carl Lucas, played by Luke Goss) – the greatest Death Race driver of all time – battling for his freedom through the South African desert, in a vicious winner-take-all race that pits teams of convicts against each other to the death. 8 years 14 weeks ago via jackiechan

What's Popping: 'Star Wars', 'Machete Kills', 'Amazing Spider-Man 2', 'Wayne's World 3', 'Huntsman 2'

6:43 PM 11/24/2012 by Binh Ngo
Star Wars
Hope everyone had an awesome Thanksgiving. Let's start this column off with some Star Wars news. With writers set for the next three Star Wars episodes, the focus now is on the director(s). Colin Trevorrow was mentioned a couple weeks ago as a likely candidate but it looks like he's no longer in the running.

Lawsuit Threatens to Kill 'Machete Kills'

9:34 PM 11/20/2012 by Jeff Giles
Well, this is inconvenient: Robert Rodriguez is being sued by the producers of Machete -- and the lawsuit could end up preventing the release of its upcoming sequel(s).

'Machete' Owner Sues Over Robert Rodriguez's 'Machete Kills' Sequel – Overnight Productions, run by producer Rick Schwartz, claims it entered into a deal to allow Rodriguez to make a sequel to his 2010 revenge shoot-'em-up but is being stiffed out of at least $2 million. 8 years 22 weeks ago via theothersenhman

New Image of Alexa Vega in MACHETE KILLS Is…Revealing – Alexa Vega goes from Spy Kid to Killjoy in her latest picture, Machete Kills. The sequel, directed by Robert Rodriguez, features the return of the titular ex-Federale (Danny Trejo) as he attempts to stop a gang of arms-dealing terrorists. Vega's character, Killjoy, is a hitwoman she describes as "a bodyguard of a whorehoues." Vega recently talked at length about her character and embracing her sexuality. 8 years 24 weeks ago via donnieyen

'Machete Kills' In 2013 With First Image

Machete Kills – Machete is officially set to kill in 2013. The former Mexican federale will return next year in "Machete Kills," Robert Rodriguez's follow-up to the original, which was based on a fake trailer he made for "Grindhouse." Open Road Films just picked up the North American distribution rights to the sequel, and the first image from the movie hit the web shortly after the announcement to celebrate.

8 years 26 weeks ago via donnieyen

Open Road Picks Up 'Machete Kills' For 2013 Release – With "Killer Elite," "The Grey," "Lockout" and "End Of Watch" among the titles of the nascent distributors Open Road, it's safe to say they specialize in a particular niche. Low to modest budget genre fare with a touch of star or brand power (ie. "Silent Hill"). And now they've picked up a project that has both.

8 years 26 weeks ago via jackiechan
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