News

Exclusive: Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Source:   Edward Douglas
March 10, 2013


ComingSoon.net and SuperHeroHype are at SXSW in Austin, Texas this week and one of the movies that's premiering here following its highly-praised Sundance debut is Joseph Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut Don Jon. It's one of our favorite things we've seen so far--you can read our review here--and while there, we had a chance to talk to Gordon-Levitt about that and other things.

One of those "other things" was Robert Rodriguez's upcoming crime noir sequel Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, which Gordon-Levitt shot in Austin at Rodriguez's Troublemaker Studios last month. In it, he plays a new character named Jonny in a segment called "The Long Bad Night," which isn't based on any of Frank Miller's existing comics, although we were curious whether Miller actually drew the story as a guideline before they started filming it.

Gordon-Levitt said that this wasn't the case compared to the previous movie.

"It's interesting. They wanted to have a movie where fans of the books would still be able to look forward to something new and unexpected, so they added a story. I remember being really intrigued by that and I was really looking forward to, ‘Oh that will be so interesting to have the actual comics to refer to as an actor' but no I didn't."

"I had a ball doing that, I loved doing that," he went on. "I mean, Robert Rodriguez is a guy whose movies I've liked for a long time and he has creativity pouring out of him."

He also told us that though Jonny's a new character and story, he's firmly within the world of Sin City where other characters are likely to show up. "I saw Bruce and Mickey (Rourke) and I have a scene together, and Jessica (Alba). I was so stoked."

Look for the full interview with Gordon-Levitt right here when Relativity Media decides on the best date to release Don Jon. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is scheduled for October 4.

(Photo Credit: WENN.com)


| 8 comments | Add a comment

From Around the Web

comments powered by Disqus
Latest Headlines:

Academy Award Winner Adam Davidson to Direct The Walking Dead Companion Series Pilot
Full 16-Minute Quantum Break Gameplay Demo Online
The Nolans Do Not Have a Hand in the Upcoming DC Cinematic Universe
Paul Greengrass to Direct Berlin Wall Escape Tale The Tunnels
The Lord of the Rings' Billy Boyd Performs End Title Song for The Hobbit
Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis to Star in Showtime's Billions
Warner Bros. to Remake German Blockbuster, Who Am I
Warner Bros. Lands Will Eubank's World Breakers
Sebastian Stan Joins Meryl Streep in Ricki and the Flash
Exclusive Clip from Before I Go to Sleep
Seth Rogen, Will Ferrell, Megan Fox and More Join Franco's Zeroville
Jesse Eisenberg's Lex Luthor Targeted for Suicide Squad
More Avengers: Age of Ultron Footage to Air During Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.!
Go Into the Woods with a New Featurette
Nikita Star Lyndsy Fonseca Joins Marvel's Agent Carter
Lily James and Sam Claflin Join Their Finest Hour and a Half
NBC Announces Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas TV Special
CS Video: Shailene Woodley on Her New Drama, White Bird in a Blizzard

Follow ComingSoon.net on Twitter
MOST ACTIVE
From our partners