Heard hears 'Machete Kills' call
EXCLUSIVE: THE RUM DIARY star Amber Heard is in talks to become the latest femme fatale to join the cast of Robert Rodriguez's sequel MACHETE KILLS, Variety's Jeff Sneider reports. Danny Trejo stars alongside returning thesps Jessica Alba and Michelle Rodriguez and series newcomers Mel Gibson and Demian Bichir. Pic, which starts production this month in Heard's hometown of Austin, Texas, finds the titular ex-federale (Trejo) recruited by the U.S. government to stop an arms dealer (Gibson) from launching a deadly missile. Heard will play a manipulative assassin code-named Miss San Antonio.