Lady Gaga can now add "actress" to her long list of accomplishments. On Thursday (July 26), director Robert Rodriguez revealed that Lady Gaga will make her acting debut in his much-anticipated flick "Machete Kills," taking on the role of Lady Chameleon.
"I just finished working with @LadyGaga on @MacheteKills," Rodriguez tweeted. "She kicked SO MUCH ASS! Holy Smokes. Blown away!"
Shortly after, Gaga confirmed the news to her 27 million-plus Twitter fans: "Yes its true, I will be making my debut as an actress in the amazing MACHETE KILLS BY @RODRIGUEZ," Gaga tweeted. "IM SO EXCITED!!! AH! Filming was insane."
Little is known about Gaga's character, Lady Chameleon, but the new actress did post a photo of herself in character, and in true Gaga fashion, everyone is talking about what she is wearing. Sporting short blond hair, Gaga looks sultry as she holds a smoking gun with a full white wolf wrapped around her body.
Lady Gaga joins an impressive roster of castmembers including Mel Gibson, Danny Trejo, Jessica Alba, Demián Bichir, Amber Heard, Zoe Saldana, Sofia Vergara and Charlie Sheen taking on the role of President of the United States.
"Machete Kills" is a sequel to Rodriguez's 2010 "Machete," which began as a fake B-movie trailer in Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino's 2007 "Grindhouse." In Rodriguez's next installment of the planned trilogy, Machete is being recruited by the U.S. government to travel through Mexico to stop a cartel leader and an arms dealer who has launched a weapon into space.
With the movie being released next year, Gaga is gearing up for a big 2013. She has been hard at work on her follow-up album to 2011's Born This Way and gave fans a sneak peek by playing a new song out of her car in New York City. In September, Gaga is expected to reveal the title of her much-anticipated new album.
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