Angela Bassett Boards 'Olympus Has Fallen'

The actress is playing the head of the Secret Service in this thriller about an attack on the White House.
Angela Bassett Boards Olympus Has Fallen
Angela Bassett Boards Olympus Has Fallen
Angela Bassett has joined Nu Image/Millennium's Olympus Has Fallen. Gerard Butler and Aaron Eckhart are already attached to star.

The action thriller is set in the White House and follows an ex-Secret Service agent who must fend off Korean terrorists at the White House and protect the President from danger. Gerard Butler is playing the former Secret Service agent with Aaron Eckhart portraying the President. The actress will be playing the director of the Secret Service.

Training Day's Antoine Fuqua is directing from script from Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt. Mark Gil, Gerard Butler and Alan Siegel will be producing.

No production schedule has been released for this project.

Olympus Has Fallen was released March 22nd, 2013 and stars Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Finley Jacobsen, Dylan McDermott, Rick Yune, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Melissa Leo. The film is directed by Antoine Fuqua.



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Comments (4)

  1. John2347

    very true

    2 years agoby @john2347Flag

  2. K.Guy

    @john2347 Well one of them needs to drop, because since this is coming out a year later than White House Down, Fuqua is going to get his butt whooped by critics and audiences in 2014. The plots are 100% alike

    2 years agoby @kguyFlag

  3. John2347

    Yea but Antoine Fuqua is a much better director than Emmerich

    2 years agoby @john2347Flag

  4. K.Guy

    wait... isn't Roland Emmerich doing something related to this? o.O I hate it when this happens!!

    2 years agoby @kguyFlag