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Following todays announcement that Joseph Gordon-Levitt has joined Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller’s Sin City prequel, A Dame To Kill For as a previously unseen character, news has reached us that Christopher Meloni has also come onboard to play a ruthless, hard-boiled cop in the follow-up to the visually-stunning graphic-novel. Could he be playing a young Hartigan as his resemblance to Bruce Willis is a little uncanny?

Update: Josh Brolin has also been confirmed to take the role of ‘Dwight’, previously played by Clive Owen in the first film. It’s well known the graphic novel A Dame To Kill For, features the character with a alternative appearance as Dwight had facial surgery later in the Sin City timelines, meaning the the recasting was expected.

Meloni is familiar for his roles in television hit shows Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, True Blood and NYPD Blue and will soon be »

- Craig Hunter

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