Fact: Pop star Demi Lovato has recruited filmmaker Robert Rodriguez to direct the music video for her new single, Confident. This isn't the first time she's worked with Rodriguez - in August (15) she filmed a cameo on his horror show From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, which stars her boyfriend, Wilmer Valderrama.
Quote: "Quentin really wanted Robert Blake... He was a big fan of Robert Blake's... I'd seen him (George Clooney) on E.R. but he wasn't getting roles off that because he was such a nice doctor; we wanted someone with more edge. I saw him on a talk show and he didn't like the guy interviewing him; he was just broody." A bad TV interview inspired director Robert Rodriguez to cast George Clooney in his 1996 vampire western From Dusk Till Dawn, in which he played writer and co-star Quentin Tarantino's tough guy brother.
Quote: "Maybe we can do an Avengers-type show featuring characters from MAChete, Desperado and Spy Kids. Maybe a Christmas special." Moviemaker Robert Rodriguez on plans to revive some of his films' most beloved characters for a new Tv series on his El Rey network.
Fact: Director Robert Rodriguez's From Dusk Till Dawn Tv series has been picked up for a second season, just two weeks after the show made its debut. Starring Don Johnson, Wilmer Valderrama and D.J. Cotrona, the vampire drama is based on Rodriguez's 1996 film of the same name.
Quote: "I had regular nightmares when I was adapting the first Sin City. I thought, 'I'm going to have to put more humour in this story'. Now I take a sleep aid at night and it wipes out my dreams." Moviemaker Robert Rodriguez on his dark scripts.
Quote: "People not only come up and say that they want me to put them in one of my movies, but they want to die in one - specifically, at the hands of MAChete. It's considered a glorious death." Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez on his die-hard fans and their love for his MAChete character, portrayed by Danny Trejo.
Quote: "Gaga really surprised everyone on set. I wanted to work with her because she's so multi-talented, and she kind of blew everyone away." Moviemaker Robert Rodriguez on working with Lady Gaga on the set on new film Machete Kills.
Quote: "I had a 5D ready in case somebody had come out with 4D while I was shooting, so I do have a 5D ready... You can almost guess if you think about it. I can't say it." Moviemaker Robert Rodriguez already has plans for his next Spy Kids movie after making his latest sequel a 4D spectacular.
Quote: "If this thing makes five bucks, we'll make another one." Moviemaker Robert Rodriguez insists his upcoming MACHETE movie doesn't need to be a big hit for him to make a sequel.
Quote: "Lindsay isn’t any different from any girl her age. She has the same problems that a lot of our daughters have, but she’s in the public eye all the time. I’ve seen them carry some other girl the same age out of that same club and nobody cares a damn." Moviemaker Robert Rodriguez defends his decision to cast Lindsay Lohan in MAChete.
Fact: GRINDHOUSE filmmaker Robert Rodriguez has signed on to direct the remake of cult 1968 sci-fi movie BARBARELLA. In the original, Jane Fonda played the sexy title character.
Fact: GRINDHOUSE director Robert Rodriguez is in talks to bring a live-action version of 1960's space-age cartoon THE JETSONS to the big screen.
Fact: Moviemaker Robert Rodriguez turned his GRINDHOUSE movie PLANET TERROR into a true family affair - as well as killing his seven year-old son REBEL in the film, he also included his twin nieces, ELISE and ELECTRA AVELLAN, in the cast.
Quote: "I bit her on her lovely lady lump. Where else am I going to bite Fergie?" Quentin Tarantino admits he really did bite THE Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie during a scene in pal Robert Rodriguez's PLANET TERROR movie.
Quote: "They've all got the same teeth." Moviemaker Robert Rodriguez jokes he can't tell the difference between bad English actors and zombies.