Variety has reported Sofia Vergara is in talks to add certain sexiness as Madam Desdemona, a leader of Mexican escorts who have the information that Machete needs.
She will join the cast that already includes Jessica Alba, Michelle Rodriguez, Amber Heard, Demian Bichir and Mel Gibson. Danny Trejo will reprise his role as Machete.
In the sequel, Machete is recruited by the U.S. government to take on the cartel and an arms dealer.
Vergara was nominated with a pair of Emmys and Golden Globes for her performance on the hit television show “Modern Family. She recently appeared in “New Year’s Eve” and “The Three Stooges.”
“Machete Kills” will be directed by Robert Rodriguez and to begin production later this month.