The first trailer for the White House-centered action film, ‘Olympus Has Fallen,’ starring Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, and Morgan Freeman, has gone online.
The film, opening March 22, centers on a group of terrorists taking over the White House and holding the president (Eckhart) hostage, while one man (Butler) works from inside to stop the bad guys and save the Commander-in-chief. Take a look below:
Comparisons will undoubtedly be made to the likes of ‘Die Hard’ and ‘Air Force One,’ given the setting and circumstances (a building is taken over, the president’s involved, etc.).
On top of that, this isn’t the only ‘The White House Gets Compromised’ action movie we’ll see this year, as ‘White House Down,’ starring Channing Tatum (a.k.a. The Most Powerful Man in America right now) and Jamie Foxx is scheduled for a June 28 release.
I’m excited to see Butler back in a full-scale action role. He’s had a ridiculous amount of subpar scripts ever since he really broke out through his r