Rodriguez joins Machete sequel
Michelle Rodriguez has officially signed up for the Machete sequel.
The Girlfight star will reprise the role of resistance leader Luz, who she portrayed in the 2010 movie, in Robert Rodriguez' Machete Kills, reports Variety.
Danny Trejo will be back as the blade-wielding hero and Jessica Alba is also expected to return.
They will be joined by Mel Gibson, who has been cast as a cunning arms dealer in the follow-up.
Production on Machete Kills starts this month in Texas.
Rodriguez has previously revealed he has planned two sequels for Machete, one of which is set in space.