Tag Archives: Michelle Rodriguez

Hollywood Film Awards Officially Launched the Awards Season with Star-Studded Evening

“The 19th Annual Hollywood Film Awards” brought together Hollywood’s elite to honor performances from this year’s most talked about and highly anticipated films. The awards ceremony took place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel and was hosted by critically and globally acclaimed actor, comedian and late-night talk show host James Corden.[...]

Vin Diesel and Paul Walker: How the “Fast and Furious” franchise became a hit

Later on this week, the Fast and Furious franchise brings their seventh installment to the big screen with Furious 7. The sixth sequel in what is now a juggernaut of a series, we find things coming to a sort of fork in the road. Obviously, the death of Paul Walker[...]

“MACHETE KILLS” – Deadly New Poster – Sofia Vergara, Lady Gaga

Prepare for the epic return of Danny Trejo as the ultimate badass in Robert Rodriguez’s highly anticipated MACHETE KILLS. Recruited by the government for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man, Machete must take down a madman revolutionary and an eccentric billionaire arms dealer who has[...]

Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson face off in “Five”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Literally everyone who drove an automobile in a previous “Fast and the Furious” installment looks to be returning for “Fast Five.” Well, everyone except Michelle Rodriguez (with good, spoiler-ish reason) but she has “Battle: L.A.” to fall back on, so she should be fine. But the key players[...]

Michelle Rodriguez’s “The Jesuit” slated to begin production in March 2011

HollywoodNews.com: Maya Entertainment and Open Window Films have just announced that they have acquired “The Jesuit,” an action-packed drama written and scheduled to be directed by Golden Globe nominee Paul Schrader (Director of “American Gigolo, Afliction”; writer of “Taxi Driver” and “Raging Bull”). Production is set to begin in early[...]

Michelle Rodriguez: In ‘Machete’ there is ‘hope’

HollywoodNews.com: What did Robert Rodriguez’s rock ‘em, sock ‘em actioner “Machete” symbolize to Michelle Rodriguez? In a word: Hope. The actress, who stars in the film as an underground Che-like figure, went so far to put the R-Rated film which deals with Mexican immigration issues on a pedestal with President[...]

Robert Rodriguez’s “Machete” is an over-the-top piece of Mexican myth-making

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: It is easy to dismiss the angry political threads running through Robert Rodriguez’s “Machete.” While it’s easy to simply say that ‘it’s just a comedic throwback to the exploitation films of the 1970s’, one must remember that those films did indeed tackle the political and social issues[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: ‘Machete,’ ‘American’ vs. Drew Barrymore

HollywoodNews.com: This is it. The end of the summer box office season and three releases aimed at three different demos are set to split their cash evenly at $15 million apiece per media pundits. Leading the fray is Robert Rodriguez/Ethan Maniquis’ high-octane actioner “Machete” starring Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Robert De Niro,[...]

Michelle Rodriguez, Jessica Alba zest ‘Machete’ action politics

By Anthony D’Alessandro HollywoodNews.com: FILM REVIEW — If there was a classroom full of action directors, such as Michael Bay, Gore Verbinski and McG, Robert Rodriguez would be that rascal who would take them hostage, rap their knuckles with a ruler and stick their noses in a corner. What would[...]

Will Ryan Reynolds, Robert Rodriguez swim in ‘Deadpool’?

HollywoodNews.com: Is Fox’s “Wolverine” spinoff “Deadpool” in limbo? The studio really wants Robert Rodriguez to direct – a good sign indicating that they’re happy with his cut of his exploitation actioner “Machete” due out on Friday. However, there isn’t a window when Rodriguez and “Deadpool” star Ryan Reynolds are available. News comes per[...]
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