has reportedly assembled an all-star cast for his new Grindhouse
spin-off, including Robert De Niro
, Jonah Hill
, and Michelle Rodriguez
The movie is based on a fake trailer that appeared before Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino
's 2007 Grindhouse double-bill.
Two years on, the filmmaker has decided to turn it into a full-length film. Danny Trejo will reprise his role as Machete, a madman hellbent on revenge, and De Niro will play a senator who double-crosses him, a tipster tells movie website Bloody-Disgusting.com.
Shooting on the spin-off is scheduled to begin on July 29.
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