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Charlie Sheen to play US President in Machete Kills

Charlie Sheen

Story by Jack Foley

CHARLIE Sheen has reportedly been cast as the US President in Machete Kills.

According to the film’s director Robert Rodriguez, the actor has successfully completed negotiations to appear in the action sequel, which will see Danny Trejo reprising his role as Machete and being called upon by the US government to stop a cartel leader and an arms dealer who have a weapon in space.

Announcing the casting news via Twitter, Rodriguez wrote: “I just cast Charlie Sheen in #machetekills as the President of the United States! Who better? More soon…”

Sheen re-Tweeted the message while a representative for the actor confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that negotiations are taking place.

Sheen will join an ensemble that also includes Jessica Alba, Mel Gibson, Amber Heard, Sofia Vergara and Zoe Saldana.

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