nce 2006 we have been talking about n City 2. We knew it would concern the graphic novel "A Dame To Kill For" but not much else. The favorite for portraying Ava Lord, the title character, was Angelina Jolie. That never materialized, but we do have a Dame with a milar look that should make this film interesting. Read on for the juicy news...
From The Press Release:
New York, NY, January 29, 2013 – After much anticipation, Dimenon Films announced today that N CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller have chosen Eva Green (DARK SHADOWS, 300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE, CANO ROYALE) to star as the film’s deadly muse, Ava Lord.
Ava, the iconic character from Miller’s graphic novel of the same name, is described by Miller as “every man’s most glorious dreams come true, she’s also every man’s darkest nightmares.”
Rodriguez and Miller said, “We’ve been wanting to tell this story for a very long time. Ava Lord is one of the most deadly and fascinating redents of n City. From the start, we knew that the actor would need to be able to embody the multifaceted characteristics of this femme fatale and we found that in Eva Green. We are ecstatic that Eva is joining us.”
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Eva Green joins original cast members Academy Award® nominee Mickey Rourke as “Marv,” Jesca Alba as “Nancy,” Bruce Willis as Hartigan, Rosario Dawson as “Gail” and Jaime King as “Goldie/Wendy” with new cast members Academy Award® nominee Josh Brolin as “Dwight,” Joseph Gordon-Levitt as “Johnny,” Dennis Haysbert as “Manute,” Christopher Meloni as “Mort,” Jeremy Piven as “Bob,” Jamie Chung as “Miho,” Ray Liotta as “Joey,” Juno Temple as “Sally,” and Julia Garner as “Marcy.”
Production is underway at Rodriguez’s Troublemaker Studios in Austin, Texas.