Director Robert Rodriguez has announced the cast of his next project, Sin City, based on the acclaimed graphic novel series by Frank Miller (Batman: The Dark Knight Returns). Variety reports that the maverick director (Spy Kids movies, El Mariachi) has added Benicio Del Toro and Clive Owen (Croupier) to the star-studded cast, which includes Bruce Willis, Brittany Murphy, Josh Hartnett, Mickey Rourke, Nick Stahl, Jessica Alba, Elijah Wood and Carla Gugino.
The Dimension release is a noir thriller, divided into three sections: Sin City, That Yellow Bastard and The Big Fat Kill. The plot centers on a tough guy named Marv who finds the girl of his dreams but is pulled into a nightmarish criminal world after she is found murdered. Rodriguez says he hopes to bring on Quentin Tarantino to direct at least one of the three chapters.