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'Machete' gets a release date, Gwyneth Paltrow out of 'Danish Girl,' and Joe Biden heads to 'The View' (Excess Hollywood)

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  • Robert Rodriguez’s Machete — which stars Danny Trejo, Robert De Niro, Jessica Alba, Michelle Rodriguez, and Lindsay Lohan — nabbed a Sept. 3 release date. The film follows a machete-carrying ex-Federale who is betrayed by a politician. So, friendly family fare for Labor day weekend. [Variety]
  • Gwyneth Paltrow has indeed pulled out of filming The Danish Girl. According to her rep, “she pulled out of the film awhile back because the dates for filming and the location change.” [Harper’s Bazaar]
  • Cybill Shepherd will join Jennifer Love Hewitt in an untitled Lifetime movie about “a body waxer at a woman’s salon who is stunned to discover that her former Texas homecoming-queen daughter (Hewitt) is working as a prostitute to pay the bills.” Surprisingly, the film is based on a true story, and was not written by manatees. [THR]
  • Joe Biden has landed a TV gig: the Vice President will appear on The View this Thursday. Big f—ing deal! [AP]
  • James Aubrey, a British actor who played Ralph in 1963’s Lord of the Flies passed away April 6 in Cranwell, Lincolnshire, of pancreatitis. Aubrey was 62. [NYT]