London Has Fallen an American action thriller film. It is a sequel to Olympus Has Fallen (Antoine Fuqua 2013 film). In the Has Fallen film series, its the 2nd instalment. The story follows the sows assassinate the world leaders of the G7, as they attended the funeral of British PM in London and Mike Banning’s (Secret Service agent) efforts to protect the U.S. President from being killed by the terrorists. Worldwide the film crossed $205.9 million and liked by the critics.
Quick Facts London Has Fallen –
- Director – Babak Najafi.
- Producer – Gerard Butler, Alan Siegel, Mark Gill, John Thompson, Matt O’Toole, Les Weldon.
- Story – Creighton Rothenberger, Katrin Benedikt.
- Cast – Gerard Butler (Mike Banning), Aaron Eckhart (President Benjamin Asher), Morgan Freeman (Vice President Allan Trumbull), Alon Abutbul, (Aamir Barkawi), Angela Bassett (Lynne Jacobs), Robert Forster (Edward Clegg), Jackie Earle Haley (DC Mason), Melissa Leo (Ruth McMillan), Radha Mitchell (Leah Banning), Sean O Bryan (Ray Monroe), Waleed Zuaiter (Kamran Barkawi).
- Release Date – March 1, 2016 (Hollywood), March 4, 2016 (U.S.).
- Sound Tracks – 24.
Background of London Has Fallen –
Eckhart, Bassett, Forster, Mitchell, Butler, Freeman, Leo reprised their roles from Olympus Has Fallen. Production was to begin in May 2015 in London. Katrin Benedikt and Creighton Rothenberger were returning to write the script. Antoine Fuqua did not return for directing the film. On May 1, 2014, the film would be distributed by Focus Features was announced and would release the film on October 2, 2015. Babak Najafi was signed as a director on September 28, 2014. Jackie Earle Haley joined the firm on October 10 2014.
On October 24, 2014, in London, principal photography began. Trevor Morris composed and conducted the music. Back Lot Music released the record on March 4, 2016. On July 1, 2015, the film’s teaser trailer, on November 5, 2015, the U.S. trailer, on January 21, 2016, a new theatrical poster of the film was released. The film was released on DVD and Blu-ray on June 14, 2016. As per sources, a sequel titled “Angel Has Fallen” in development on October 26, 2016.