Vanessa Hudgens (Sucker Punch) has joined Robert Rodriguez’s Machete Kills, a sequel to the director’s 2010 grind-house actioner Machete. Not much is know about Hudgens’ role in the film other than her character’s name is Cereza.
Machete Kills follows the ex-Federale as he’s recruited by the U.S. government to bring down a billionaire arms dealer and a drug cartel kingpin threatening global warfare with a high-tech space weapon. Shot in Austin, Texas, the film is slated for release next year.
Machete Kills stars Charlie Sheen, Mel Gibson, Sofia Vergara, Zoe Saldana, Amber Heard, twins Elise and Electra Avellan, Alexa Vega, Lady Gaga, Demian Bechir, Edward James Olmos and returning players Jessica Alba, Michelle Rodriguez and Danny Trejo as Machete.