Lady Gaga to make her movie debut in 'Machete Kills'

lady-gaga-machete-kills-robert-rodriguez.jpgThe cast of Robert Rodriguez's "Machete Kills," the follow-up to his 2010 horror flick "Machete," is shaping up to very interesting indeed. First Charlie Sheen signs on to play the president, and now mother monster herself, Lady Gaga, has taken a role in the film. "Machete Kills" stars Amber Heard, Mel Gibson and Michelle Rodriguez.

While Gaga is not an acting novice -- that pop persona takes some acting chops, and so does playing her alter-ego, Jo Calderone -- she appeared in an episode of "The Sopranos" as a teenager, this is her first major movie role. (No, that alien cameo in "Men in Black III" doesn't count.)

Rodriguez tweeted a photo of the singer-turned-actress in the movie. Turns out she'll be playing a character called La Chameleon with an old school Hollywood glamor look.

Gaga confirmed the news herself on her Twitter account. "Yes its true, I will be making my debut as an actress ln the amazing MACHETE KILLS BY @RODRIGUEZ IM SO EXCITED!!! AH! Filming was insane," she writes.

With a cast like this, "Machete Kills" will definitely be interesting, if nothing else...
Photo/Video credit: Robert Rodriguez/Twitter
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