UPDATE: The Weinstein Company Loses ‘Sin City 2′

Update: MTV reports that this story is bunk, while a new update (April 22) reports that this is in fact 100% TRUE! Some monster news just his the website IESB this evening as they’re reporting that the Weinstein Company has lost the rights to Sin City 2! “The specifics are not clear but some details are emerging that the movie will now be financed by a private equity group and an announcement is expected soon,” the site writes. “Robert Rodriguez’ Trouble Maker studios will still produce the film. No word on what studio may end up distributing. Universal Studios’ name has come up as a possible contender. ” Brittany Murphy, Mickey Rourke, Michael Clarke Duncan, Angelina Jolie, Rosario Dawson and Michael Madsen had all been confirmed to return in the sequel, but we’ll have to see how things flesh out from here on out.No word on what studio may end up distributing. Universal Studios’ name has come up as a possible contender.

Source: IESB.net