In Five: Sofia Vergara Joins “Machete Kills,” Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix, and More Performing Arts News

In Five: Sofia Vergara Joins “Machete Kills,” Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix, and More Performing Arts News
"[Something in an exaggerated accent]": Vergara
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1. Sofia Vergara will play a Mexican brothel madame in “Machete Kills,” which will also star Jessica Alba, Michelle Rodriguez, Amber Heard, Mel Gibson, and of course, Danny Trejo as “Machete.” [Variety]

2. Production for “All Is By My Side,” the Jimi Hendrix biopic starring Andre 3000, will begin next month. [The Playlist/Indiewire]

 

3. TNT is sticking with “Southland”: The network will begin airing season five next February. [Inside TV/EW]

4. Fox has retitled “Neighborhood Watch,” the Ben Stiller movie about dads who fight aliens, to “The Watch,” in order to avoid any association with the killing of Trayvon Martin. [Reuters]

5. “Adam Yauch … was one of the best things to happen to American indie cinema in years”: Manohla Dargis remembers Yauch as the co-founder of Oscilloscope Pictures. [ArtsBeat/NYT]

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