Oldman Opens Book of Eli

Gary Oldman in talks for ‘Book Of Eli’

Dark Knight star Gary Oldman is in talks to  join with Denzel Washington in Book of Eli

The post-apocalyptic action film to be directed by Allen and Albert Hughes, revolves around a lone warrior (Washington) who must fight to bring society the knowledge that could be the key to its redemption.

Oldman has been set to portray the despot of a small makeshift town who’s determined to take possession of the book Eli’s guarding.

Filming begins in February in New Mexico, with the movie set for a U.S. release on January 15, 2010.