Several stars of 2005's Sin City are set to reprise their roles in director Robert Rodriguez's sequel Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. One of those cast members was Michael Clarke Duncan, who was set to return as Manute before tragically passing away in September at the age of 54. Today, we have news that Dennis Haysbert is in talks to step in as Manute. Here's what director Robert Rodriguez had to say about the new addition to his cast.
"Manute is a character that has been part of the heart of the Sin City tales, and the late Michael Clarke Duncan beautifully established that role onscreen. We could not tell the story of Sin City: A Dame to Kill For without Manute and are thrilled to welcome Dennis Haysbert to the cast."
In the original Sin City, Manute kidnaps Gail (Rosario Dawson), prompting Dwight (Clive Owen) to trade Gail for the head of Jackie Boy (Benicio Del Toro). The cinematic sequel is based on the first of Frank Miller's graphic novels, where the hulking bodyguard/chauffeur works for the femme fatale Ava Lord's husband Damien Lord.
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