"Angela Bassett Boards <em>Olympus Has Fallen</em>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.