- MACHETE KILLS
Previously known for starring as Carmen Cortez in Robert Rodriguez's original Spy Kids trilogy, Alexa Vega made headlines last month after releasing an image of her decidedly more adult role in the director's upcoming Machete Kills.
|Alexa as Killjoy|
The Hollywood Reporter spoke with the star and got a bit more information about her role in the film as KillJoy.
"The first time I walked out in my outfit on set," Vega says, "everyone was like, 'Wow, you're not allowed to wear that!'"
Her character said to be "the bodyguard of a whore house,” so its quite clear that Vega is definitely shedding her childhood status in order to be taken seriously as an actress, and after seeing that pic, it would seem that she will be doing that rather successfully.
Vega joins Danny Trejo, Mel Gibson, Michelle Rodriguez, Demian Bichir, Amber Heard, Sofia Vergara, Zoe Saldana, Charlie Sheen, Lady Gaga and Vanessa Hudgens in the 20th Century Fox film.
In the sequel, ex-federale Machete (Trejo) is recruited by the U.S. government to stop an arms dealer (Gibson) from launching a deadly missile.