Deadline is reporting that Law & Order: SVU veteran Chris Meloni has officially joined the cast of Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. No specifics are given except that his role is a one of the leads of the film and that he’s playing a police officer.
It was confirmed last night that actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt has also boarded the comic book adaptation in the role of a new character named Johnny.
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For weaves together two of Frank Millers classic stories with new tales in which the town’s most hard boiled citizens cross paths with some of its more repulsive inhabitants.
The ensemble includes already announced original cast members Academy Award nominee Mickey Rourke as Marv, Jessica Alba as Nancy, Rosario Dawson as Gail, and Jaime King as Goldie/Wendy with new cast members Dennis Haysbert as Manute, and Jamie Chung as Miho. Production is underway at Rodriguezs Troublemaker Studios in Austin, Texas.
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For was developed by Frank Miller based upon his graphic novel, with a screenplay by Miller and Academy Award® winner William Monahan (The Departed).
The film will be released by Dimension Films in the US and Canada on October 4, 2013.
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