Joseph Gordon-Levitt signs `Sin City` sequel

Joseph Gordon-Levitt signs `Sin City` sequel London: Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt will feature in the upcoming sequel to 2005 film ‘Sin City’.

The ‘Dark Knight Rises’ star will play Johnny, an arrogant gambler, in ‘Sin City: A Dame To Kill For’, reports dailystar.co.uk.

"Johnny is a new character in the `Sin City` world and we are excited for what Joseph will bring to the role," co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller declared in a statement.

Original cast members Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson and Jaime King are part of the 3D follow-up to the crime thriller, while other new castings include Jamie Chung and Dennis Haysbert.

Haysbert will take over the role originated by late actor Michael Clarke Duncan following his death in 2012.

The film is set for release in October 2013.

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