That’s right, Charlie Sheen will be playing the U.S. President in the upcoming sequel the Robert Rodriguez’s Machete, entitled “Machete Kills”.
Robert Rodriguez Tweeted the news yesterday, and slowly the entertainment news organizations have picked up on it.
I just cast Charlie Sheen in #machetekills as the President of the United States! Who better? More soon… http://t.co/DWCXldYX
And here is the accompanying picture of the two on set:
According to the Hollywood Reporter, negotiations are still under way, but once a price is reached he will definitely appear in the film.
This time Machete is called upon by the U.S. government to stop a cartel boss and arms dealer who have a weapon in space. Early report have the script involving an African American President with a basketball court on the White House lawn, but that has seen a rewrite.
Sheen is currently working on the FX series Anger Management which starts June 28.