It has a star studded cast of white and Latino actors/actresses but the film Machete‘ has fallen into a racial controversy, and it’s still months away from its September release. 20th Century Fox. The Arizona immigration law has made things worse but a special “Cinco de Mayo” message created a storm of controversy and fueled attacks, including one from its sister subsidiary Fox News.
The film, originally based on a largely satirical mock-trailer inserted into Rodriguez & Taratino’s Grindhouse, has expanded into full production, and developed a message that many have criticized as glorifying a race war. Among those critics are two anonymous crew members from the production– who happen to be Hispanic– that came forward to warn Alex Jones of Info Wars about the upsetting script. Further, two individuals who were privy to early screenings of ‘Machete’ have warned that the film is far more racially inflammatory than either the trailer or leaked script have indicated. Jessica Alba,Michelle Rodriguez,Cheech Marin,Robert Dinero, Stevan Segall and others big name stars are sure to bring in lots of movie- goers to this film. However Alex Jones is saying different ck out his op-editorial.Since we haven’t seen script or film, in this case we wont know until it hits theatres.