Exclusive Looks at Robert De Niro and Jessica Alba in ‘Machete’

Danny Trejo in Machete
Photo: 20th Century Fox

20th Century Fox just sent over two exclusive lobby cards featuring new looks at Robert De Niro and Jessica Alba in the upcoming grindhouse release Machete, starring Danny Trejo as the title character, a blade-wielding antihero who first appeared in the mock trailer that was part of 2007’s Grindhouse double feature directed by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino. The previously released not-safe-for-work trailer is to the right.

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

Just think, this may be one of the only times you’ll get a chance to see Lindsay Lohan for the next 90 days!

You can check out the lobby cards directly below. Machete hits theaters on September 3 and is directed by Robert Rodriguez with Ethan Maniquis. You can also see Trejo in Fox’s Predators hitting theaters this Friday, not to mention he was just added to the cast of A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas.

Robert De Niro and Jeff Fahey in Machete
Photo: 20th Century Fox

Jessica Alba in Machete
Photo: 20th Century Fox

Sites also featuring new looks at the movie include SlashFilm, CHUD, Latino Review, Coming Soon, FirstShowing and MovieWeb.