The Book Of Eli

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Some will kill to have it. He will kill to protect it. Rated R: Restricted (Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) -- Rated R for some brutal violence and language.
Book of Eli: Gary Oldman joins the cast
Gary Oldman is set to co-star in Book of Eli, the post-apocalyptic actioner with Denzel Washington in the lead role.

"Eli" 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.
    Wed October 29, 2008 | Source: Variety

Book of Eli: Denzel Washington to topline
Denzel Washington will star in Book of Eli, a post-apocalyptic drama that will be directed by Allen and Albert Hughes.

Alcon Entertainment is financing the film and Warner Bros. will distribute.

Washington will star as a lone hero who fights his way across the wasteland of post-apocalyptic America. He's the protector of a sacred book that may hold the key to saving humanity.

Gary Whitta wrote the script, while Anthony Peckham did the rewrite.
    Thu September 4, 2008 | Source: Variety