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Amber Heard May Play Assassin in Machete Kills

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 21:  Actress Amber Heard attends the Vanity Fair Montblanc party celebrating The Collection Princesse Grace de Monaco held at Hotel Bel-Air Los Angeles on February 21, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for VF)

The potentially Mel Gibson–featuring, certainly Danny Trejo–starring Machete Kills, from Machete and Spy Kids auteur Robert Rodriguez, may now feature Amber Heard, too. The film, which is kicking off this month in Austin, Texas — Heard's hometown, actually — would showcase the Drive Angry and Playboy Club actress as "a manipulative assassin code-named Miss San Antonio," Variety writes. Just spectacular news for fans of barbecue-savvy killers with wicked names.

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