After seven years of promising a sequel to Sin City, the live action adaptation of the Frank Miller comic, Robert Rodriguez recently announced that the long-awaited follow-up has finally moved from film festival talking point to actual film production. Since then, news of returning cast members (see below), as well as a few fresh faces, has been released from the Rodriguez camp. Now, you can add one more thing to the list—the sequel has an official release date
One more confirmation that Rodriguez isn’t just talking off the top of his head this time: Dimension Films has given Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame To Kill For an official release date of October 4, 2013 via a press release. The PR salvo also notes that Mickey Rourke and Jessica Alba will be reprising their roles from the original film, and that the sequel will be scripted by co-directors Rodriguez and Miller, as well as William Monahan (who previously scored an Academy Award for his screenplay for The Departed).
So, what does this all mean? Well, we can probably assume that Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame To Kill For is now officially out of the Films I Swear That I’m Totally Making Whenever They’re Discussed At Film Festivals And Then I Never Mention Again pile that Rodriguez constantly seems to be carrying with him. Here’s hoping he doesn’t change his mind.
Will you be seeing Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame To Kill For next year?