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Charlie Sheen is heading to the White House -- onscreen anyway.

The comedic actor has just been cast as the president in director Robert Rodriguez's upcoming sequel to his Grindhouse action film, Machete.

Rodriguez announced the casting on Thursday in a tweet that read, "I just cast Charlie Sheen in #machetekills as the President of the United States! Who better? More soon..."

A spokesperson for Sheen confirmed that negotiations are underway to have him join the film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Rodriguez is currently in production on the sequel, which once again stars Danny Trejo as Machete and includes Jessica Alba, Mel Gibson, Amber Heard, Sofia Vergara and Zoe Saldana.

Sheen's father, Martin Sheen, famously played the President in NBC's The West Wing.

What do you think about the President Sheen casting news? Voice your opinion in the comments, and check out other stars who've played the president.

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