Danny Trejo is Machete...
Yep, after a career of supporting roles and walk-on cameos,
will see Danny Trejo finally becoming the main man. And it sounds like everyone is fairly pleased for him, too!
“When I first saw Robert De Niro on the set,” said Trejo to
, “he came up and his first words to me were, ‘Don’t leave me like this, homes.’ You know, that was my line in
. And I kind of laughed and he said, ‘Man, Danny, I’m really proud of you. You’re the lead. This is it, this is you.’ And I looked him right in the eyes and I said, ‘Can I get you some coffee, Mr. De Niro?’”
Joking aside however, Trejo is pretty pumped about
, and says that it will play like a mixtape of the best bits from the Rodriguez canon.
kicks ass,” he says. “It is a culmination of
Once Upon a Time in Mexico
…there’s even a little bit of
From Dusk ‘Til Dawn
in there. I think it’s gonna be one of his best. And I’m not just saying that because I’m the lead, it’s just a great movie. I think everybody’s gonna walk away from that movie with some opinion.”
And Trejo is convinced that if you liked the trailer, you won’t be disappointed by the finished article.
“It is going to be awesome," promised Trejo to
. "What this movie has is what I like to call the three B's. And what that is, is babes, bullets and blood. And then it's got machetes, too. The film takes off from the trailer and then it just gets so over the top. I think the movie really lives up to the trailer. I'm really, really proud of it.”