The Writer of The Departed To Write Sin City 2

The Writer of <em>The Departed</em> To Write <em>Sin City 2</em>

Oscar-Winning writer William Monahan to write Sin City 2 with Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller.

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The Hollywood Reporter is breaking the news that Oscar-Winning writer William Monahan has been tapped by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller to help write Sin City 2:

Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller are bringing in some Oscar-winning firepower to help shape the script for Sin City 2, the sequel to their 2005 hit graphic novel adaptation.

William Monahan, who won the Oscar for best adapted screenplay for 2006’s The Departed, has been hired to work on the script, according to sources, supplementing a draft completed recently by Miller.


Well back at Comic-Con this year, Rodriguez, who co-directed the original with Miller said he would find money for the sequel and schedule shooting dates once a script could be locked down, and was targeting possibly the end of this year as a start date. Well, looks like Rodriguez wasn't just blowing smoke. Monahan is in high demand coming off The Departed and has written Tom Cruise's sci-fi project Oblivion and will re-unite with director Martin Scorsese for a remake of the 1974 drama The Gambler.

Robert Rodriguez has previously stated that the sequel film would be based on a A Dame to Kill For.

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Sin City is the title for a series of neo-noir comics by Frank Miller. The first story originally appeared in "Dark Horse Presents Fifth Anniversary Special" (April, 1991), and continued in Dark Horse Presents #51–62 from May 1991 to June 1992, under the title of Sin City, serialized in thirteen parts. Several other stories of variable lengths have followed. All stories take place in Basin City, with frequent recurring characters and intertwining stories.

Robert Rodriguez has previously stated that the sequel film would be based on a A Dame to Kill For.



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Filed Under "Sin City" 8/28/2011 Source: The Hollywood Reporter
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