Boneta to Star in “In The Blood”

Diego Boneta has lined up his next big screen project…

The 21-year-old Mexican actor/singer, currently starring in MTV’s new series Underemployed, has been cast in the film In The Blood.

Diego Boneta

The John Stockwell-directed film centers on a woman who tries to track down her husband after he’s kidnapped while on their South American honeymoon.

Written by James Robert Johnson and Bennett Yellin, In The Blood stars former American Gladiator and Haywire actress Gina Carano as the wife Ava.

The Rock of Ages star will play Manny, a local who ends up joining Ava on her search.

Trejo In Talks to Star in “In the Blood”

Danny Trejo isn’t afraid to face-off against a fearless and formidable female force… At least on camera.

The 68-year-old Mexican American actor is currently in talks to join former-mixed-martial-artist-turned-action-star Gina Carano in the action thriller In the Blood, which is being directed by John Stockwell.

Danny Trejo

Designed as a starring vehicle for MMA champion Carano and her impressive strength, the film centers on a wife whose husband disappears while they are vacationing in the Caribbean. The grieving wife passionately and recklessly pursues the men she believes kidnapped and killed him.

Trejo, who is set to reprise his role as Machete in the sequel to the cult classic, will play a thug named Big Biz who will face off against Carano.

Principal photography on In the Blood is scheduled to begin November in Puerto Rico.

Rodriguez to Star in the Punk-Rock Indie Film “CBGB”

Freddy Rodriguez will soon be helping shine a spotlight on New York City’s punk-rock scene.

The 37-year-old Puerto Rican actor has joined the growing cast of CBGB, a film that will take a look at the Big Apple’s venerable nightclub of the same name.

Freddy Rodriguez

The former Six Feet Under and Ugly Betty star will appear as Idaho, an addict who hung around Hily Kristal’s infamous New York City club in the 1970s.

Rodriguez—who will be starring in the upcoming John Stockwell-directed drama Code Name Geronimo, which centers on the hunt for Osama bin Laden—is scheduled to start work on CBGB next week.

Randall Miller is writing and directing the indie film about the club that saw the birth of American punk rock with bands like The Ramones, Blondie, Television and the Dead Boys on its tiny stage.

Sons of Anarchy’s Ryan Hurst has also joined the cast as a biker named Mad Mountain who is a regular at the club and provides Hily Kristal with some much need help when the CBGB owner. Alan Rickman will play CBGB proprietor Kristal.

Malin Akerman is set to play Blondie’s lead singer Debbie Harry. Twilight Saga’s Ashley Greene will play Kristal’s daughter. The Hangover’s Justin Bartha will play Stiv Bators, lead singer of the Dead Boys. The Big Bang Theory’s Johnny Galecki is playing band manager Terry Ork. Foo Fighters’ drummer Taylor Hawkins is playing Iggy Pop. And Harry Potter’s Rupert Grint will play Dead Boys guitarist Cheetah Chrome.

The film is shooting in Savannah, Ga., before moving to NYC.