Sin City 2 & Machete Kills (Machete 2) Go Into Production This Year

… According to the man himself Robert Rodriguez (co-writer and director of both films) the follow ups to the cult hits SIN CITY and MACHETE will go into production this year.

Speaking at the SXSW Festival, Rodriguez gave up some info on a few projects his QUICKDRAW PRODUCTIONS company are working on:

SIN CITY 2: Is three SIN CITY stories and one of them is SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR. William Monahan (The Departed) has also looked over the script.

MACHETE KILLS: Is the 1st of 2 planned sequels for the MACHETE franchise with a MACHETE KILLS AGAIN follow up. This one’s plot has ‘Machete tasked with taking down a madman cartel leader and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has hatched a plan to spread war across the planet with a weapon in space.’ – collider.com. Danny Trejo is attached again.

HEAVY METAL: Looking to bring the graphic novel to the big screen after David Fincher has left it.

A FAMILY FILM: Much like his hugely successful SPY KIDS series – he is working on another family offering.