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Robert Rodriguez Tweets Lady Gaga Machete Kills poster

Machete Kills

Story by Jack Foley

LADY Gaga is to make her big screen debut in Robert Rodriguez’s Machete Kills – and the director has just Tweeted her character poster!

The pop provocateur will play a character named La Chameleon in the star-studded sequel, which will pick up as Danny Trejo’s title character mourns his lost love, only to be recruited by the US president to take down a cartel leader before he fires a missile at America.

Gaga joins an ensemble cast that also includes Jessica Alba, Michelle Rodriguez, Alexa Vega, Zoe Saldana, Mel Gibson, Vanessa Hudgens and Charlie Sheen, as the US President.

On Gaga’s casting, Rodriguez was the first to announce the casting coup, while Tweeting the photo. He wrote: “I just finished working with LadyGaga on MacheteKills, she kicked SO MUCH ASS! Holy Smokes. Blown away! — Robert Rodriguez (@Rodriguez) July 26, 2012”

Lady Gaga then re-tweeted the message to her fans, with the add-on: “Yes its true, I will be making my debut as an actress ln the amazing MACHETE KILLS BY RODRIGUEZ IM SO EXCITED!!! AH! Filming was insane. — Lady Gaga (ladygaga) July 26, 2012”

Machete Kills is the second film in Rodriguez’s trilogy involving the eponymous character.

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