12. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
What? Speaking of hotly-anticipated films, it’s been almost a decade since “Sin City” hit theaters, and, thus, it’s been almost a decade since everyone started waiting for the sequel. Well, good news! It’s finally happening. After years of speculation as to whether or not it would ever get filmed, “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” is finally arriving in theaters.
Once again the film houses intertwining stories with an ensemble cast. It looks like it will tell four stories:
A. The story of Dwight McCarthy as a he tries to deal with his inner demons until his former lover, Ava, returns wanting him to take action against her abusive husband.
B. The story of Marv when he regains consciousness one night on a highway overpass and finds himself surrounded by dead men, and no knowledge of how it all happened.
C. The story of Johnny, a cocky gambler, who sets out to defeat the biggest villain in Sin City at his own game. However he defeats the wrong person, and things take a turn for the worse.
D. And the story of Nancy Callahan as she tries to shake off the suicide of John Hartigan while plotting to kill Senator Roark.
Who? Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller once again take control of the film. The ensemble cast includes many familiar faces and a couple of new ones: Jessica Alba, Powers Boothe, Josh Brolin, Jamie Chung, Rosario Dawson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Eva Green, Dennis Haysbert (replacing the deceased Michael Clarke Duncan), Jaime King, Lady Gaga, Ray Liotta, Christopher Meloni, Jeremy Piven, Mickey Rourke, Juno Temple, and Bruce Willis.
When and Where? “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” finally creeps into theaters around the nation on August 22nd.