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Stacy Keach in mood for ‘Sin’

Pic is co-directed by Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller

Stacy Keach has signed to portray a chief villain in “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,” co-directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller from Miller’s screenplay.

Keach will play mob boss Wallenquist, described by Miller as “the one man who can’t be redeemed in Sin City. He is pure evil.” The film will be released domestically by Dimension on Oct. 4.

Cast includes Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis, Rosario Dawson, Josh Brolin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Dennis Haysbert. Production is under way at Rodriguez’s Troublemaker Studios in Austin, Texas.

Keach recently completed filming Alexander Payne’s “Nebraska.”

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