is following in his father Martin's footsteps by playing the US President.The son of theWest Wing
star has been cast as the Commander in Chief by Robert Rodriguez for his next filmMachete Kills
.The film director was full of excitement as he announced the news on Twitter.
"I just cast Charlie Sheen in #machetekills as the President of the United States! Who better?" he wrote, posting a picture of the two of them together.FormerTwo And A Half Men
star Charlie, who earlier this month announced he would be "done" with television afterAnger Management
, retweeted his new director's message, adding: "My fellow Americans..."He will be starring alongsideMel Gibson
, Michelle Rodriguez and Amber Heard.The movie is the second in theMachete
trilogy.Set to be released next year, it follows the title character on a US government mission to stop an arms dealer who is plotting to launch a weapon into space.