Gerard Butler to Star in ‘Olympus Has Fallen’

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Scottish actor Gerard Butler has signed to star in Olympus Has Fallen at Millennium Films, an action film described as “Die Hard” in the White House, reports have confirmed.

Written by newcomers Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt, the film follows a down-on-his-luck ex-Secret Service agent who becomes America’s only hope when 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. is taken over by terrorists.

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Gerard Butler Replaces Eric Bana In Diamond Heist Thriller ‘Brilliant’

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Scottish actor Gerard Butler is replacing Eric Bana in the upcoming thriller, Brilliant, it has been reported this week. Directed by Robert Luketic (Killers) and penned by Gillian Gorfil and Elizabeth Shorten, the story centers on a small-time criminal who teams with a female thief to pull off the biggest diamond heist of all time.

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Brits At The Box Office: Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Ewan McGregor & More!

(Weekly feature written for BritScene)

From thrillers to vampires to an adaptation of Shakespeare, we have some great films set to be released over the next week which include some brilliant British actors. With Kate Beckinsale making it to the top of the box office from last week in Contraband, we see her turn to a much darker world in a new release with Underworld: Awekening, whilst there’s a bloody battle ongoing between Ralph Fiennes and Gerard Butler in Coriolanus and an action-packed Haywire starring Ewan McGregor and Micheal Fassbender as well.

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