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Depp And Banderas Living In Sin City 2?
And Rosario Dawson's a dominatrix

27 March 2007  |  Written by   |  Source: MTV

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Now before we go any further, let's make one thing clear. Nothing is signed, sealed and delivered yet, so try to keep those heart palpatations under control. But Robert Rodriguez, talking to MTV about Sin City 2 (based on co-director Frank Miller's A Dame To Kill For), has suggested that Johnny Depp and Antonio Banderas could be joining the cast.

OK, take a deep breath, and maybe blow into that brown paper bag until you've stopped hyperventilating. Rodriguez is bandying Depp's name about for the lead character of Wallace, a brooding artist who spends most of the film in a drug-induced hallucination (see Hell and Back for more). We can't think what, in Depp's back catalogue, could have persuaded them that he could play such a role.

Depp was apparently a fan of the first tests shot for the original film, but was shooting The Libertine and couldn't join the cast (he was apparently in line for Benicio Del Toro's role as Jackie Boy). This time, Rodriguez is sounding hopeful that he'll be aboard.

Meanwhile, Miller and Rodriguez are also trying to find a role for Antonio Banderas, who's also a big fan. And given that Miller has already expanded Nancy Callahan's role in this prequel for Jessica Alba, don't be too surprised if they find a place for ol' Tony Flags. But equally, don't start putting up the bunting or blowing up the helium balloons until there's an official announcement.

Meanwhile, Rosario Dawson has been talking about her role, which apparently fills in the backstory between her character and Clive Owen's that was mentioned in the first film. She's also planning on wearing an even-skimpier costume and some sort of dominatrix mask, in the noble aim of being even more faithful to the comics. Gentlemen, may we recommend a cold shower and a brisk run to counteract those feelings of dizzyness currently assailing you.


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Just gimme one trailer....please.... More

Posted by chewynewyork at 04:22 on 28 June 2008 | Report This Post

RE: BEST. ARTICLE. EVER!
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Posted by dj vivace at 22:06 on 27 March 2007 | Report This Post

BEST. ARTICLE. EVER!
YYYYYYYYYYYYYEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSS thank you almighty one. And i'm talking about God and not RR but can i just say it again YYYYYYYYYYYYYYYEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSS. Sin City 2 WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO. But what has happened to the plan to film A Dame To Kill For (book no.2) it is by far the best story. More

Posted by matthewforan at 15:04 on 27 March 2007 | Report This Post

Nice! This is going to be awsome (if it actually happens!) Is Jolie still in line or is she going to be too busy with a new baby? Itd be a shame as she was going to be and it got put back because of the first baby! But depp and banderas? Awsome! While the idea of Roasrio having less clothing? Good! Gimp mask? Bad! Shes fuckign hot and covering her face is just stupid! More

Posted by clarkkent at 14:53 on 27 March 2007 | Report This Post

sounds good to methe first movie was great bit slow in parts but good movie non the less. vissually however i have never seen anything like it depp is the man and will fit in anywhere More

Posted by ilovekaren at 13:02 on 27 March 2007 | Report This Post

brilliant
now all they really need is to get a good director on board. because let's be honest: rodriguez is rubbish. he makes wonderful project choices, so everyone loves him, but technically, his films are so flawed they hurt. wonder if anyone agrees? More

Posted by keir at 12:07 on 27 March 2007 | Report This Post

Interesting...
Anyone who has read Hell and Back will know that Depp playing a commando-esque marine type (who ain't white) is certainly interesting....I have full confidance that'll Depp'll somehow pull it off.... More

Posted by kornflake at 11:00 on 27 March 2007 | Report This Post

it's not getting TOO starry until
DiCaprio and Jim Carrey joins the cast. Depp and Banderas are good choices. More

Posted by DrZeus at 10:46 on 27 March 2007 | Report This Post

Good News, if it is.......
Depp's been able to play this sort of character before (Fear And Loathing), so there's no problems with him in the film. I'm just concerned that the series is getting a little TOO starry........ More

Posted by AdamOwen1 at 10:26 on 27 March 2007 | Report This Post

RE: Ohh yes!
The idea sounds genius, Depp is a able to transform himself into any actor with relative ease so will probably make any character memorable. Whilst banderes is a great and cool actor his mariachi character tells that. Hell yes if those two get on board Sin City 2 could be special. More

Posted by doncopey1 at 10:23 on 27 March 2007 | Report This Post

Ohh yes!
yes!! yes!! ohh YES!!!! told you Depp 's gonna be in the 2 sin City!! This is gonna be sick!! finger crossed!! More

Posted by fantasy89 at 09:55 on 27 March 2007 | Report This Post

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