Edward James Olmos Joins ‘Machete Kills’ Cast
According to sources, Edward James Olmos(Battlestar Galactiva, Dexter) has landed an undisclosed role in the upcoming Machete Kills, sequel to Robert Rodriguez’ Machete.
Olmos joins previously announced Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Mel Gibson, Jessica Alba, Demian Bichir, Amber Heard, Sofia Vergara and Zoe Saldana in the film which got it’s start as a fictitious trailer included in Tarantino and Rodriguez’ 2007 film, Grindhouse.
<blockquote>”The sequel finds the titular ex-federale (Trejo) recruited by the U.S. government to stop a terrorist named Mendez the Madman, who happens to be Mexico’s leading cartel dealer. Mel Gibson is set to co-star as Luther Voz, a cunning arms dealer and death merchant who aims to spread war across the planet by launching a nuclear missile.” </blockquote>
The cast looks like a pretty amazing group of actors at this point. Keep an eye out for new information as it becomes available!