Yoakam Was Offered 2 Roles in The Dark Knight

The Examiner talked to Country Music star Dwight Yoakam about having to turn down two roles for The Dark Knight. Here’s a clip:

And actually, there were a couple of different parts,” says the Renaissance man. “There was a ne’er-do-well cop who’s one of Gary Oldman’s guys, but I really couldn’t focus enough to deal with that. Then they came back to me and said ‘We know you don’t have time to do that one, but can you do this one instead?’ And it was a banker who had dealings with the Joker, and I wanted so badly to go do that banker and mess around with [Joker portrayer] Heath Ledger. But I just couldn’t do it.”

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Source: He-Man