Sony’s plans to get White House Down into production as quickly as possible continue apace, as just yesterday we reported Jamie Foxx was in talks to join Channing Tatum in the movie, and now Maggie Gyllenhaal has joined the steadily growing cast of director Roland Emmerich’s film.
The movie is about a paramilitary group that takes the White House hostage. Jamie Foxx is in talks to play the President, while Channing Tatum is portraying a Secret Service agent who tries to stop the takeover. Maggie Gyllenhaal will play another Secret Service agent, who is assigned to protect the President.
Roland Emmerich is directing from a screenplay by James Vanderbilt (The Amazing Spider-Man). It’s believed it will shoot later this summer. (Source: Deadline)