The upcoming action thriller Olympus Has Fallen
described as Die Hard meets In the Line of Fire will hit theaters in just a little over four weeks, so we have a six new photos to share with you from the Antoine Fuqua
‘s R-rated flick.
As you probably know the film focuses on a former Secret Service agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler
) who must save the President Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart
) after the White House is overrun with terrorists.
as Speaker of the House, Martin Trumbull and Angela Bassett
as Director of the Secret Service, Lynne Jacobs, are trying to keep the country running.
Also starring Dylan McDermott, Ashley Judd, Melissa Leo
and Rick Yune
, Olympus Has Fallen, scribed by Creighton Rothenberger
and Katrin Benedikt
, opens on March 22nd, 2013.
Check out the new stills from the film, courtesy of ComingSoon.net
An ex-Special Forces operative and former presidential bodyguard must fight to take back the White House from terrorists who have kidnapped the Commander in Chief in this high-stakes action thriller directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day, Shooter) and starring Gerard Butler. In the aftermath of a tragic accident involving the president (Aaron Eckhart) and the first lady (Ashley Judd), Secret Service agent Mike Banning (Butler) is handed his walking papers. When a powerful terrorist group seizes command of the White House and takes the president hostage, the entire nation watches as the Speaker of the House (Morgan Freeman) becomes the acting president, and plans his response. Meanwhile, Banning finds himself trapped in the White House as it comes under siege from all sides. With no choice but to fight back against the heavily-armed invaders, Banning must rely on his extensive knowledge of the building to rescue the president, and prevent the situation from spiraling into all-out war.