Variety is reporting that Stacy Keach has signed on to appear in Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller‘s Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. Keach will play mob boss Wallenquist, aka “The Kraut.” Series creator Miller describes the character as “the one man who can’t be redeemed in Sin City. He is pure evil.”
Keach will join an ensemble that includes original cast members Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson, and Jaime King with new cast members Dennis Haysbert, Alexa Vega, Jamie Chung, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Julia Garner, Eva Green, Christopher Meloni, and Academy Award nominee Josh Brolin. Production is underway at Rodriguez’s Troublemaker Studios in Austin, Texas.
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 film was developed by Miller based upon his graphic novel, with a screenplay by Miller and Academy Award winner William Monahan. The film will be released by Dimension Films in the US and Canada on October 4, 2013. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, which is now filming in Austin at Rodriguez’s Troublemaker Studios.