Gary Oldman couldn't turn down 'Kung Fu Panda 2'

Wednesday June 1, 2011

Gary Oldman is excited to play an evil peacock in the sequel to animated flick Kung Fu Panda.

"He fits very nicely in the gallery of Oldman villains!" quipped the actor - referring to his track record of portraying baddies.

The British talent will play Lord Shen, the nasty peacock in the blockbuster hit.

"It's animated so much his movement is almost balletic, it's very graceful," Gary says about his character.

The first film was such a phenomenon the actor says this was an offer he could not refuse

Kung Fu Panda 2 comes out in UK cinemas on June 10.

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