Actor Gary Oldman is currently shooting The Dark Knight Rises for Warner Bros., and the studio wants him to star in two upcoming projects, Arthur & Lancelot and Akira.

Warner Bros. wants Gary Oldman to play Merlin in Arthur & Lancelot, which recently added Joel Kinnaman to the cast as Lancelot. David Dobkin is directing Arthur & Lancelot from his own screenplay, which is a reimagined version of the King Arthur and Sir Lancelot tales.

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We reported last week that Gary Oldman was offered The Colonel role in Akira. It isn't known yet if the actor will accept either offer.