WHITE HOUSE DOWN is an upcoming action-thriller film directed by Roland Emmerich (Independence Day, The Day After Tomorrow, 2012) based on a screenplay by James Vanderbilt, who is also one of the film’s producers. The film stars Channing Tatum, Jamie Foxx, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Richard Jenkins, and James Woods.
In the film, Capitol Policeman John Cale (Tatum) has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer (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 led by Stenz (Clarke). 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.
- via Moviefone