Machete is coming home to Austin.
The city’s annual film festival Fantastic Fest will open with Texan Robert Rodriguez’s sequel “Machete Kills,” which will have its world premiere on September 19.
Rodriguez and stars Danny Trejo, Alexa Vega will be in attendance, with additional talent to be confirmed later on. The rest of the festival’s schedule will be revealed soon as well.
“Machete” boasts a typically insane Rodriguez cast including Trejo, Vega, Michelle Rodriguez, Sofia Vergara, Amber Heard, Carlos Estevez (AKA Charlie Sheen), Lady Gaga, Antonio Banderas, Jessica Alba, Demian Bichir, Vanessa Hudgens, Cuba Gooding, Jr., William Sadler, Marko Zaror and Mel Gibson.
Fantastic Fest takes place at the Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline location from September 19-26, 2013.
“Machete Kills” opens nationwide October 4.