Olympus Has Fallen

Olympus Has Fallen

Release Date: 2013-03-22
Wide Release



Film Genre(s): Action

United States


Written by Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt, when the White House (Secret Service Code: "Olympus") is captured by a terrorist mastermind and the President is kidnapped, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped within the building. As our 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.


  • Variety reports that Gerard Butler has signed to star in the action film Olympus Has Fallen at Millennium Films. Butler and his manager, Alan Siegel, will produce with Millennium president Mark Gill, while Avi Lerner will executive produce with Trevor Short. Filming is scheduled to start in September. - 2012-03-16
  • The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Antoine Fuqua is in talks to direct. - 2012-04-10