Oldman, Yeoh, Van Damme Join “Panda”

Gary Oldman, Michelle Yeoh, Jean Claude Van Damme and Victor Garber have joined the cast of DreamWorks Animation’s “Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom” according to an official press release today.

The quartet join returning talent Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross and James Hong in the film which is scheduled to open Memorial Day weekend next year.

The sequel will follow Po, the world’s biggest kung fu fan, as he continues his journey as the chosen one who fulfills an ancient prophesy while mastering the art of kung fu.

Oldman voices the character of Lord Shen (a peacock), the film’s formidable new villain while Yeoh brings to life the mystical character of The Soothsayer (a goat). Van Damme and Garber round out the cast as Master Croc and Master Thundering Rhino, respectively.