The 2010 film Machete was relatively successful critically, and relatively successful commercially, so, of course, sequel(s) became inevitable. Director Robert Rodriguez has started production on the first follow-up, Machete Kills, and has already hit the free publicity jackpot by casting Lady Gaga in some sort of role (no one knows what sort of role – she could star in it, she could be in it for 37 seconds).

Speaking of unknowns, no one knows if Gaga can actually act, although I can assure you that she thinks she’s transcendent. Ever the wordsmith, here’s what she had to say about the casting news: “Yes it’s true, I will be making my debut as an actress in the amazing MACHETE KILLS BY @RODRIGUEZ IM SO EXCITED!!! AH! Filming was insane.”

By now you’re probably wondering what the point of all of this is. Well, the point of it is that we have a picture of her from the film. And here it is: