The Kidd here...
The Little Monsters will be pleased.
In some rather bizarre yet unique casting, Robert Rodriguez took to his Twitter today to announce that he just finished working with none other than Lady Gaga on MACHETE KILLS.
Oh, she must be providing some music for the soundtrack, right?
Lady Gaga is taking on the role of La Chameleón, and, according to Rodriguez, "she kicked SO MUCH ASS!"
I thought this might have been a joke posted by Rodriguez and someone having some fun with Photoshop, but my sources tell me that this is the real deal, and I've got to say I'm rather intrigued.
I've been hearing for quite some time that MACHETE KILLS is trully off-the-wall and way crazier (in a good way) than the first film, and adding Lady Gaga to the cast may have just confirmed that. What type of insanity does Robert Rodriguez have up his sleeve this time out now that Lady Gaga is in the mix?
Rodriguez is also using SPY KIDS alum Alexa Vega, all grown up, for a character named KillJoy. Interesting...
UPDATE: Thanks to Alexa Vega's Instagram, we have a good (and I mean REALLY good) look at her in character.
UPDATE: Lady Gaga and Alexa Vega are apparently just the tip of the iceberg, because as soon as this story went up, I heard from one of my sources who's been lying low as of late that they're not the only surprise cast members hitting the set of MACHETE KILLS. I've got it on good authority that Cuba Gooding Jr. is also a part of MACHETE KILLS. Who he plays at this point is still a bit of a secret, but I'll take at least being able to pull this information about from its spot close to the vest. Now SHOW ME THE CHARACTER POSTER!!! (See what I did there?)
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