Robert Rodriguez’s highly-anticipated Grindhouse spin-off premieres with this new official trailer.
Machete is an upcoming action film, directed by Robert Rodriguez and Ethan Maniquis. The film will star Danny Trejo in his first lead role as the title character. The film also stars Michelle Rodriguez, Cheech Marin, Lindsay Lohan, Don Johnson, Jessica Alba, Steven Seagal, Robert De Niro, Jeff Fahey, and Cheryl Chin. The film is an expansion of a fake trailer Rodriguez directed for the 2007 film Grindhouse and centers around the character of Machete Cortez, who previously appeared as the uncle of the protagonists in the more lighthearted Spy Kids films. Filmed in autumn of 2009, the movie will be released on September 3, 2010 by 20th Century Fox.