ComingSoon is reporting that Gary Oldman has joined the cast of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
The sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes takes place 15 years later, with most of human civilization destroyed. Oldman, known for his roles as Commissioner Gordon in Christopher Nolan's Batman movies and as the title character in Bram Stoker's Dracula, will play the leader of a human colony.
Andy Serkis will return, with Jason Clarke (The Great Gatsby) and Kodi Smit-McPhee reportedly joining the cast.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is set for a May 23, 2014 release.