Commander in Sheen? In Machete Kills, the upcoming sequel to director Robert Rodriguez's 2010 action film Machete, Charlie Sheen will play none other than the President of the United States. “I just cast Charlie Sheen in #machetekills as the President of the United States! Who better? More soon…” Rodriguez announced on Twitter on Thursday.
While Robert Rodriguez is now a big name, big time Hollywood director responsible for tens of millions of dollars of studio money, as anyone who has ever read Rebel Without a Crew, his deliriously insightful account of the handmade making of El Mariachi can attest, there was a time when this whole filmmaking thing was all just larks.
It would be easy to initially dismiss the Machete as nothing more than just another cheap action film. After all, we’ve seen director Robert Rodriguez pay homage to gritty Grindhouse cinema in Planet Terror, and Machete began as nothing more than a funny mock-film trailer, so it may seem redundant to make the film in the first place, but that simply isn’t the case.
Apparently Jessica Alba, 29, wasn't fazed by the comedy of errors in her most recent movie, Little Fockers. Now she's expecting another little one of her own. The actress took to Facebook to reveal that she and her husband Cash Warren, 32, are going to be second-time parents.
Everyone knows Jason Schwartzman was the drummer for Phantom Planet, and Jared Leto’s group 30 Seconds to Mars has been winning awards for years, but some of your favorite Hollywood personalities have, not so quietly, been maintaining musical passion projects on the side.
Jessica Alba, 29, isn’t interested in being stereotyped. As a result, in the past, she’s stayed away from portraying Hispanic characters. "For me, I never wanted to reinforce any stereotypes about Latin women, and that was why I've shied away from Latin characters I've been offered.
In the town of Black Falls a powerful upstart company named Black Box Unlimited manufactures the hottest gadget on the market – a Black Box that does everything one could ever dream up; from toasting to shredding to serving as a state of the art cell phone.