EXCLUSIVE: Julia Garner has joined the cast of Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame To Kill For, which is now filming in Austin at Rodriguez’s Troublemaker Studios. Garner, an up-and-comer whose credits include Martha Marcy May Marlene and The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, will play a young stripper opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Johnny in the follow-up to 2005’s Sin City, adapted from Miller’s own graphic novel series.
Also onboard for Dimension Films’ October 4, 2013 release are Josh Brolin, Ray Liotta, Jeremy Piven, Dennis Haysbert, and Juno Temple, while Sin City vets Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Michael Madsen, Rosario Dawson, Jamie King, and Clive Owen are returning.
Garner made her feature debut in Sean Durkin’s Martha Marcy May Marlene and nabbed roles last year in Wallflower and Not Fade Away. She recently hit Park City with the cannibal pic We Are What We Are, bought by eOne out of Sundance last week. Garner also starred as a young Mormon teenager in Rebecca Thomas’s Berlin entry Electrick Children and will next be seen in CBS Films’ horror sequel The Last Exorcism 2, in theaters March 1. She is repped by WME, Authentic Talent & Literary Management and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern.