Since his appearance in Christopher Nolan's epic Dark Knight trilogy as the reverred Detective Jim Gordon, British actor Gary Oldman has become temporarily type cast into the role of protector and mentor, a complete 180 degree turn for an actor that has revelled in the role of villains in movies such as Lost in Space, Fifth Element, Air Force One, JFK, Leon, True Romance and of course as the title character in Francis Ford Copolla's Dracula.
Thankfully it seems as though the days of playing nice are coming to an end for Oldman as he returns in the antagonistic role of Dreyfus, the leader of the human survivors haunted by the death of his two sons at the hands of the apes.
Gary Oldman Trivia - Oldman's sister Laila Morse is better known to UK viewers as Eastenders schemer Mo Harris!
War for the Planet of the Apes July 14th, 2017
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Following the events of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Caesar, and his ape colony is embroiled in a battle with an army of humans. When the apes suffer heavy losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts as he resolves to avenge his kind. The battle pits Caesar against the humans' leader, a ruthless Colonel, in an encounter that will determine the fate of their species and Earth's future.
Directed by Matt Reeves, War for the Planet of the Apes's release date is July 14th, 2017.
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