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She's on the edge of cinematic glory!

Lady Gaga is taking her bold look to the big screen in
Machete Kills, the latest installment in the Machete franchise.

Director Robert Rodriguez tweeted the news on July 26, writing, “She kicked SO MUCH ASS! Holy Smokes. Blown away!”

Mother Monster herself chimed in, “Yes its true, I will be making my debut as an actress ln the amazing MACHETE KILLS BY @RODRIGUEZ IM SO EXCITED!!! AH! Filming was insane.”

Lady Gaga will play vampy actress La Chameleon in the movie, which also stars Charlie Sheen, Mel Gibson, Michelle Rodriguez, Danny Trejo (Machete), Sofia Vergara, Zoe Saldana, Jessica Alba, and Alexa Vega (of Spy Kids fame). Talk about a motley crew!

Look for the action exploitation flick to hit theaters in 2013.

SourcesRobert Rodriguez on TwitterLady Gaga on TwitterIndiewire