Michelle Rodriguez back for Machete Kills; Details on Mel Gibson’s character

Michelle Rodriguez is reprising her role as Luz in “Machete Kills”, the sequel to “Machete”, says Variety.

Jessica Alba is also expected to return for the sequel, which again stars Danny Trejo in the lead role.

The trade also has details on Mel Gibson’s role in the film :

“Machete Kills,” which starts production this month in Texas, finds the titular ex-federale (Danny Trejo) recruited by the U.S. government to stop a terrorist named Mendez the Madman, who happens to be Mexico’s leading cartel dealer. Mel Gibson is set to co-star as Luther Voz, a cunning arms dealer and death merchant who aims to spread war across the planet by launching a missile.

Rodriguez is also doing the sixth “Fast and the Furious” movie next month.