Olympus Has Fallen is an upcoming American action-thriller film directed by Antoine Fuqua and starring an ensemble cast, including Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, and Angela Bassett. The film is scheduled for theatrical release on March 22, 2013.
Former U.S. Army Ranger Mike Banning is now a Secret Service agent assigned to Presidential Detail. After a tragic accident, he is demoted and assigned to desk duty. When the White House (Secret Service Code: “Olympus”) is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is held hostage, Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As the national security team scrambles to respond, they are forced to rely on Banning’s inside knowledge to help retake the White House, save the President, and avert an even bigger disaster.