Bichir boasts two new projects
Hot off his first Oscar nomination for his perf in A BETTER LIFE, Demian Bichir is in negotiations to join Robert Rodriguez's MACHETE KILLS, Variety's Jeff Sneider reports. Sources also tell Variety that Bichir has been tapped to star in William Friedkin's next film, the indie thriller TRAPPED. Details on Bichir's role in MACHETE KILLS remain under wraps, though he'll play an Israeli operative in the Friedkin pic, according to sources. Bichir will shoot the MACHETE sequel in early June, while TRAPPED will lens early next year.