Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With a Trailer for Machete

What better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than with the official trailer for Machete and a few choice words for Arizona? Hope you’re ready to catch up with everyone’s favorite blade-wielding Mexican badass!

Mark down September 3rd, 2010, as the date we can all start swinging! In case you’re out of the loop, Machete was originally a hard-edged trailer featured in Grindhouse that became fanboy fodder since its first showing at the 2006 Comic-Con. “Machete had become my most requested movie, and I never actually made it so when the opportunity arose to answer the call with such an amazing cast, I jumped,” said Rodriguez.

The film stars Jessica Alba (Sin City), Robert De Niro, Michelle Rodriguez (Fast & Furious), Lindsay Lohan (Mean Girls), Cheech Marin (Once Upon a Time in Mexico), Jeff Fahey (“Lost”), Don Johnson, Steven Seagal (Under Siege), and of course Danny Trejo as the lead character.

The feature version of the trailer finds Machete (Trejo), a renegade former Mexican Federale, roaming the streets of Texas after a shakedown from drug lord Torrez (Seagal). Reluctantly, Machete takes an offer from spin doctor Benz (Fahey) to assassinate McLaughlin (De Niro) a corrupt Senator. Double-crossed and on the run, Machete braves the odds with the help of Luz (Rodriguez), a saucy taco slinger; Padre (Marin), his “holy” brother; and April (Lohan), a socialite with a penchant for guns. All while being tracked by Sartana (Alba), a sexy ICE agent with a special interest in the blade slinger.

Check out the original trailer below along with the new one!

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With a Trailer for Machete

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  • Terminal

    The “Machete” trailer definitely didn’t thrill me as much as the original mock trailer did. But I’m definitely seeing this.

    And damn Alba looks really fucking good even if she can’t act for shit.
    “We are bad guys. That means we’ve got more to do other than bullying companies. It’s fun to lead a bad man’s life.”

  • Vanvance1

    This is pretty hilarious stuff. Between this, Hobo with a Shotgun and Piranha 3D the age of the drive in movie has returned.

  • Emy

    Did I read that right “introducing Don Johnson”…?