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Charlie Sheen Will Be The President
In Machete Kills, at least

22 June 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Robert Rodriguez (Via Collider)

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His father is still considered among the best – if not the best – fictional US Presidents ever seen, which we guess in a weird, meta sense is why Charlie Sheen has been cast as the leader of the free world. The person responsible for this irresponsible act? Robert Rodriguez, who has added Sheen to Machete Kills.

Hitting Twitter to break the news (which was then picked up by Collider), Rodriguez wrote, “I just cast Charlie Sheen in Machete Kills as the President of the United States! Who better? More soon…” along with a picture of himself with Sheen.

Which just goes to show that there's no such thing as unemployable in Hollywood if you're sufficiently high-profile (see also: Mel Gibson, who is among the Machete sequel’s cast). We don’t yet know what Sheen will be getting up to as El Prez, but you’ve got to figure Rodriguez has something batshit insane in mind, especially given what tends to happen to people who come into contact with Machete.

With Danny Trejo leading off a cast that includes Sheen, Gibson, Sofia Vergara, Amber Heard, Michelle Rodriguez, Jessica Alba and Tom Savini, Machete Kills is shooting right now and will hack its way on to our screens next year.


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Your Comments

RE: Charlie Sheen Will Be The President
L: st3veebee Yikes he looks awful in that picture, never the ma-sheen forever. e looked worse at the MTV Movie Awards. Train wreck big time. More

Posted by ravagee at 14:44 on 25 June 2012 | Report This Post

RE: Charlie Sheen Will Be The President
Yikes he looks awful in that picture, never the ma-sheen forever. More

Posted by st3veebee at 10:55 on 25 June 2012 | Report This Post

RE: Charlie Sheen Will Be The President
That's not funny plissken More

Posted by GALLYMOO at 13:51 on 24 June 2012 | Report This Post

RE: Charlie Sheen Will Be The President
President of what...? More

Posted by chris kilby at 13:20 on 24 June 2012 | Report This Post

RE: meh
Correction...YOU want Sin City 2. Who wants another noir talk fest when you can have over the top action? More

Posted by sifter132 at 22:49 on 22 June 2012 | Report This Post

Rodriguez sold out on MACHETE!
The opening was great with the jump cuts and bad quality film stock then it went all clean and polished...least black dynamite had the balls to go all the way...if you want to grow some kahunas...get guttenberg, danson and sellick as a trio of gay assassins trying to lust after machete with a sadistic tone of competing to execute him....plus get burt reynolds in it as cheech marin's baptist with a bazooka brother More

Posted by GALLYMOO at 18:14 on 22 June 2012 | Report This Post

"You Lookin' For Trouble?...You Came To The RIght Place"
Wow, Robert Rodriguez's Troublemaker Studios really lives up to its moniker with Charlie Sheen AND Mel Gibson in the cast. (He also had wild child Lindsay Lohan in the first one). Who's next? Jimmy Carr??? More

Posted by BenTramer at 15:38 on 22 June 2012 | Report This Post

Real Man Flick: Machete
This was the most blatant lads film ever made and I cannot wait to see "Machete Kills!", hack and slash ! More

Posted by blue_lion at 14:11 on 22 June 2012 | Report This Post

meh
Meh...we want Sin City 2...not another Machete crapfest More

Posted by ronniem at 09:27 on 22 June 2012 | Report This Post

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