If you didn’t get your fill of The White House-gets-taken-over-by-terrorists-and-an-unexpected-hero-must-protect-the-President-type action films with Olympus Has Fallen this past weekend, Hollywood is here to save the day. Coming from Sony Pictures, following the first teaser posters (which you can also see below), the first trailer for White House Down had landed.
Directed by blockbuster extraordinaire Roland Emmerich (Independence Day, 2012), the film sees Channing Tatum as a Secret Service who must protect the President (Jamie Foxx) at all costs. Judging from this trailer (which acts much more like a teaser), Sony is clearly selling this one as a massive summer blockbuster with a large scale. Check it out below for the film also starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Richard Jenkins and James Woods.
Capitol Policeman John Cale (Channing Tatum) has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer (Jamie Foxx). Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation’s government falling into chaos and time running out, it’s up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country.
White House Down opens on June 28th.
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