London Has Fallen is a 2016 American action thriller film directed by Babak Najafi and written by Creighton Rothenberger, Katrin Benedikt, Chad St. John and Christian Gudegast. It is a sequel to Antoine Fuqua’s 2013 film Olympus Has Fallen, and stars Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, and Morgan Freeman, with Alon Moni Aboutboul, Angela Bassett, Robert Forster, Jackie Earle Haley, Melissa Leo, Radha Mitchell, Sean O’Bryan, Waleed Zuaiter and Charlotte Riley in supporting roles.
Filming began on October 24, 2014, in London. A Christmas break started in November with filming resuming in February 2015. The film was released on March 4, 2016, by Focus Features under their recently revived Gramercy Pictures label.
March 4, 2016
|Directed by||Babak Najafi|
- Gerard Butler as Mike Banning, a Secret Service agent and Special Agent in Charge of the Presidential Protection Division.
- Aaron Eckhart as Benjamin Asher, the President of the United States.
- Morgan Freeman as Allan Trumbull, the Vice President of the United States.
- Alon Moni Aboutboul as Aamir Barkawi, an arms dealer and terrorist mastermind who is #6 on the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted list.
- Angela Bassett as Lynne Jacobs, the Director of the United States Secret Service.
- Robert Forster as US Army General Edward Clegg, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
- Melissa Leo as Ruth McMillan, the United States Secretary of Defense.
- Radha Mitchell as Leah Banning, Mike’s wife and a nurse.
- Charlotte Riley as Jacqueline “Jax” Marshall, a British MI6 agent.
- Jackie Earle Haley as DC Mason, the White House Chief of Staff.
- Sean O’Bryan as Ray Monroe, the Deputy Director of the National Security Agency.
- Waleed Zuaiter as Kamran Barkawi, Aamir Barkawi’s son and sub-commander who worked with his father in their terrorist plot.
- Mehdi Dehbi as Sultan Mansoor, the hacker of the terrorist group and the youngest of three brothers whose life has been forever changed after a drone strike.
- Colin Salmon as Commissioner Kevin Hazard, head of the Scotland Yard.
- Patrick Kennedy as John Lancaster, MI5 Intelligence Chief. He was also on Aamir and Kamran Barkawi’s payroll and working with them in the terrorist plot.
- Bryan Larkin as SAS Lieutenant Will Davies.
- Adel Bencherif as Raza Mansoor, Sultan’s brother also part of the terrorist group.
- Michael Wildman as Agent Voight, a Secret Service member of the President’s security detail.
- Andrew Pleavin as Agent Bronson, a Secret Service member of the President’s security detail.
- Deborah Grant as Doris, Leah’s mother.
- Clarkson Guy Williams as Leighton Clarkson, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom following the death of his predecessor, James Wilson.
- Penny Downie as Rose Kenter, the Home Secretary of the United Kingdom.
- Philip Delancy as Jacques Mainard, the President of France.
- Alex Giannini as Antonio Gusto, the Prime Minister of Italy.
- Nancy Baldwin as Agnes Bruckner, the Chancellor of Germany.
- Nigel Whitmey as Robert Bowman, the Prime Minister of Canada.
- Tsuwayuki Saotome as Tsutomu Nakushima, the Prime Minister of Japan.