Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) is directing Olympus Has Fallen. Angela Bassett will play Secret Service director Lynne Jacobs in Olympus Has Fallen. The actress joins Gerald Butler and Aaron Eckhart in the White House action drama. Olympus Has Fallen sees the President, played by Eckhart (The Dark Knight), and key members of his administration taken hostage. Secret Service agent Butler tries to stop the plot. Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt wrote the script. Mark Gil, Alan Siegel and Butler are producing the Millennium Films project. Avi Lerner and Trevor Short are executive producing. The film begins shooting early next month. Congrats Angela, it’s been a minute!