Open Road Films snatches North American rights to Robert Rodriguez's Machete Kills!

Looks like the MACHETE encore has found a sheath...

News has swept in that Open Road Films scooped North American distribution rights to MACHETE KILLS, Robert Rodriguez's exploitation send-up sequel. No specific dates were assigned, but the plan is to open the flick wide in theaters sometime in 2013.

About the pick-up, Open Road CEO Tom Ortenberg beamed:

“Robert Rodriguez never ceases to wow audiences with his innovative and eye-popping film making. We are thrilled to bring the Machete franchise into the Open Road family and can’t wait to get to work with this incredible cast and the film making team.”

Incredible cast of the hottest women in showbiz, damn straight. Among the cast is Danny Trejo, Mel Gibson, Charlie Sheen, Edward James Olmos, Cuba Gooding Jr., Demian Bechir, Amber Heard, Jessica Alba, Zoe Saldana, Alexa Vega, Michelle Rodriguez, Lady Gaga and the Avellan twins (below).

Expect an official date sooner than later...

Extra Tidbit: I didn't realize Cuba Gooding was in this sucker. Wow.
Source: THR



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