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.
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Angela Bassett Boards ‘Olympus Has Fallen’ Bassett Boards Olympus Has FallenAngela 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.

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  • jonnred • 3 years ago

    very true


    • kguy • 3 years ago

      @jonnred 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


      • jonnred • 3 years ago

        Yea but Antoine Fuqua is a much better director than Emmerich


        • kguy • 3 years ago

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


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