Industry News, Machete Kills


‘Machete Kills’ and Robert Rodriguez Slap Texas With Discrimination Lawsuit – The company behind the “Machete” movies is setting its sights on the Texas Film Commission. Robert Rodriguez and Machete Productions LLC have filed a lawsuit alleging that the board, which is meant to attract film production to the state, instead unfairly denied both “Machete” and its sequel, “Machete Kills,” the tax credits to which they were entitled. 7 years 5 weeks ago via jackiechan

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 11 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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