The film is a feature-length incarnation of the fake trailer shown between films during Grindhouse. Robert Rodriguez and Ethan Maniquis wrote the script, both of whom are directing the film. The story revolves around Danny Trejo's title character who is double-crossed and seeking revenge.
Machete was released September 3rd, 2010 and stars Danny Trejo, Robert De Niro, Jessica Alba, Steven Seagal, Michelle Rodriguez, Jeff Fahey, Cheech Marin, Don Johnson. The film is directed by Ethan Maniquis, Robert Rodriguez.