The good folks at TroubleMaker Studios and Dimension Films know what their audience wants, and they’re bringing it to them. With Robert Rodriguez at the creative helm for both films, there is a lot to get excited about. First, Rodriguez is back at it with Frank Miller co-director/creator of the Sin City comics for A Dame to Kill For, one of the books Miller wrote. There haven’t been any plot details released, but fans know what goes on in the stories, it’s just a matter of what gets included and what doesn’t. Word is most of the cast should return, and we’ve heard that Mickey Rourke, Michael Madsen, and Jessica Alba will return for sure, but that list will likely be added to a lot over the coming months while production gets rolling.
Those disappointed with Machete (like myself) will hopefully find their grindhouse fantasies fulfilled with Machete Kills! where Danny Trejo will return to save the Earth from a villain with a space weapon, with said villain to be played by Mel Gibson, whose name on the poster might be the recognition fans need to believe he will actually appear in the film. Amber Heard is the new addition to the cast, and since she’s always quite a bit smarter than the movies she appears in, this one should be fun.
No dates have been announced for either movie, but Machete Kills! should be a quick production while the post on Sin City: A Dame to Kill For might hold it up a bit longer. When we hear something, we’ll let you know.