DeNiro, Lohan Set For “Machete”

Some of those wildly rumored names the other week for Robert Rodriguez’s next film, the “Grindhouse” spin-off “Machete”, have come true after all.

Production on the Mexican vigilante action/comedy began this week with Danny Trejo as the titular hero. Joining him will be an impressive line-up of big names according to The Examiner.

Officially on the cast list are Robert De Niro, Jessica Alba, Michelle Rodriguez, Steven Seagal, Lindsay Lohan, Cheech Marin, Don Johnson and Jeff Fahey.

Rodriguez is directing with his protege Ethan Maniquis.