The film, a sequel to 2005's 'Sin City' will similarly be based on the graphic novels written by Frank Miller. The film will be loosely based on the second book in Miller's 'Sin City' collection and will be directed by Miller himself and Robert Rodriguez. The film is expected to do well critically and commercially based on Miller's dark and gritty writing of the book as well as the combination of Miller and Rodriguez as directors. Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jessica Alba and Eva Green show promise in the film, being singled out by critics keeping in mind their great performances with similar characters in the past. The film stars an ensemble cast including returning cast members Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson, Jaime King, Powers Boothe, Mickey Rourke, and Bruce Willis. Newcomers to the series include Eva Green, Josh Brolin, Jamie Chung, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Dennis Haysbert, Marton Csokas, Julia Garner, Juno Temple, Ray Liotta, Stacy Keach, Christopher Meloni, Lady Gaga, Jeremy Piven, and Crystal McCahill. 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For' hits theaters on August 22.