Ric Roman Waugh Will Direct ‘Olympus Has Fallen’ Sequel ‘Angel Has Fallen’ | Film News


Ric Roman Waugh is on board to direct the next installment in the Olympus Has Fallen series, Angel Has Fallen starring Gerard Butler. Butler returns as secret service agent Mike Banning and Morgan Freeman is also on board to make a comeback.


After saving the president in the first two pics, secret service agent Banning himself becomes the target of terrorists, this time while mid-flight on Air Force One.


Butler will produce with his partner Alan Siegel under their G-BASE production banner, alongside Danielle Robinson. Millennium Entertainment’s John Thompson, Matt O’Toole, and Les Weldon will also produce, with Avi Lerner, Trevor Short, and Boaz Davidson exec producing.


Heidi Jo Markel will also exec-produce on behalf of Eclectic Pictures.


Olympus Has Fallen bowed in 2013, grossing $170.3 million worldwide, including $98.9 million at the domestic box office. The sequel, London Has Fallen, did even better overseas, earning $205.8 million worldwide, leading Millennium to move forward on a third installment.



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