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Gary Oldman Added to 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Cast Member

March 1, 2013 (8:22 am) GMT
The 'Dark Knight Rises' actor is reported to play the leader of a human colony who survives fifteen years after the apes rule the world.

Another big star joins the cast ensemble of "". is reported by ComingSoon to play the leader of a human colony in the follow-up to 2011's Rupert Wyatt-directed "" which starred .

The Commissioner Gordon of "" will be working with "" helmer Matt Reeves in the sequel that takes place 15 years after the events in the first film. He will be among the survivors as humanity is wiped out and the apes take over the world.

is set to return, performing motion-capture to bring Caesar to life. is cast as a new male lead, replacing "" actor Franco. is another new face added to the cast ensemble of the upcoming movie.

Oldman, 54, last appeared on the big screen portraying mobster Floyd Banner in John Hillcoat's "Lawless". His next projects include "" and "".

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