Every Sin City Story Rosario Dawson's Gail Appears In

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Every Sin City Story Rosario Dawson's Gail Appears In

Rosario Dawson made a big impression with her role as Gail in both Sin City movies, and here’s every story she makes an appearance in.

Here’s every Sin City story where Rosario Dawson’s Gail makes an appearance. While Frank Miller might be a legendary figure in the comic book world, he hadn’t had much luck with movies before Sin City. He complained of heavy interference while writing both RoboCop 2 and 3, and largely steered clear of movies in the aftermath. Miller made a brief cameo in 2003’s Daredevil which was very much inspired by his run of the comics, followed by receiving a co-directing credit on Robert Rodriguez’s adaption of Sin City.

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Miller’s Sin City comics were stylized, hard-boiled noir stories set in the titular hellhole, which is overrun by corruption and decay. Rodriguez assembled an impressive cast, including Clive Owen, Jessica Alba, Mickey Rourke, Bruce Willis, Carla Gugino and many more. The film’s incredible faithfulness to both the comic stories and their visual style saw it become a major success in 2005, with Miller later helming his own, poorly received adaptation of The Spirit.

Among the cast of Sin City was Rosario Dawson as Gail, the leader of the Girls of Old Town, the local sex worker community of the city. Gail is a major character from the comics and thus played an important part in both Sin City and the eventual Sin City: A Dame To Kill For, where Dawson reprised the role. In addition to being fiercely protective of her community, she is also the ex-lover of Dwight (played by Clive Owen in the original and Josh Brolin in the sequel), and their stories are often entangled. Dawson’s first appearance in Sin City came with “The Hard Goodbye,” which sees Mickey Rourke’s Marv on the rampage to avenge a woman named Goldie, who he spends a night with only to be framed for her murder.

In “The Hard Goodbye,” Marv is captured by the girls of Old Town, tied down and beaten by Jaime King’s Wendy, Goldie’s twin sister. Rosario Dawson’s Gail enjoys watching Marv get beaten until they learn he didn’t kill Goldie and he could have escaped his bonds at any time. Gail gifts him a pair of handcuffs as he leaves. She then plays a major part in “The Big Fat Kill,” where she and Dwight (Owen) take down a sleazebag named Jack – who turns out to be a corrupt cop. The truce between Old Town and the cops will be shattered if the truth of his death comes out, so Gail and Dwight work together to prevent more bloodshed, though naturally, there’s quite a body count by the end.

Gail then played a role in Sin City: A Dame To Kill For, in the story of the same name. This sees Brolin’s Dwight betrayed by Eva Green’s femme fatale and he enlists Gail’s help in seeking revenge. Sadly, the sequel came out nearly a decade after the original and lacked the freshness and energy of its predecessor. Still, Dawson’s Gail proved to be a fun part of the Sin City sequel.

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Miller’s Sin City comics were stylized, hard-boiled noir stories set in the titular hellhole, which is overrun by corruption and decay. Rodriguez assembled an impressive cast, including Clive Owen, Jessica Alba, Mickey Rourke, Bruce Willis, Carla Gugino and many more. The film’s incredible faithfulness to both the comic stories and their visual style saw it become a major success in 2005, with Miller later helming his own, poorly received adaptation of The Spirit.

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