Lady Gaga is the latest addition to the cast of Machete Kills and director Robert Rodriguez has just released a character poster, featuring Lady Gaga as La Chameleon.
Machete Kills started filming last month and stars Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Mel Gibson, Sofia Vergara, Demian Bichir, Amber Heard, Zoe Saldana, Edward James Olmos (rumored), Jessica Alba, Charlie Sheen, Alexa Vega, William Sadler, Electra Avellan, and Elise Avellan.
Like many of the other roles in this film, Lady Gaga role is likely a cameo and she has already wrapped up her time on the set. Here's what director Robert Rodriguez had to say over Twitter: "I just finished working with @LadyGaga on @MacheteKills , she kicked SO MUCH ASS! Holy Smokes. Blown away!"
Lady Gaga also confirmed the news to her Twitter followers: "Yes its true, I will be making my debut as an actress ln the amazing MACHETE KILLS BY @RODRIGUEZ IM SO EXCITED!!! AH! Filming was insane."
An official synopsis for Machete Kills has been released, but Robert Rodriguez recently revealed that the story has changed quite a bit: “That synopsis we put out is misdirection — it’s all fake. Machete is recruited by the President, that’s true, but there’s no cartel leader and the weapon in space is just one of our early story ideas. That said, there is still a space element, for sure. We’ve given the character a much bigger playground. It’s going to be like a James Bond movie, with a Bond-style villain.”
Here is the original synopsis: “The new film finds Machete recruited by the U.S. Government for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man. Machete must battle his way through Mexico to take down a madman cartel leader and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has hatched a plan to spread war across the planet with a weapon in space. Machete takes on an army in an effort to dismantle a plan for global anarchy.”