Gordon-Levitt will play "Johnny," a cocky gambler who disguises a darker mission to destroy his most foul enemy at his best game. Here's what co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller had to say about this character.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt had this to say about taking on the role.
Gordon-Levitt most recently wrote, directed and stars in Don Jon's Addiction which will premiere this month at Sundance and also stars Scarlett Johansson and Julianne Moore.
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For weaves together two of Miller's 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 Rodriguez's Troublemaker Studios in Austin, Texas.
The original Sin City broke new ground with its iconic stylish look. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For will not only bring fans back to the world that Miller and Rodriguez created, but also add a new dimension by bringing their unique visual style to life in 3D.
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For will 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 and is produced by Robert Rodriguez's Quick Draw Productions, Aldamisa, AR Films, Miramax and Solipsist.
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For comes to theaters August 22nd, 2014 and stars Eva Green, Alexa Vega, Juno Temple, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jessica Alba, Mickey Rourke, Bruce Willis, Josh Brolin. The film is directed by Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez.