FilmDistrict Bumps Up OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN to 3/22
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by Movies News Desk
FilmDistrict announced today that they have bumped up the release of their upcoming thriller, OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN, to March 22, 2013. The film was previously set for an April 5 theatrical release.
Antoin Fuqua's OLYMPUS centers on the president (Aaron Eckhart) and "key members of his administration taken hostage," in The White House "and a Secret Service agent (Butler) who tries to stop the plot." Angela Bassett and Morgan Freeman also star.
Sony's WHITE HOUSE DOWN, also a thriller set in the president's home, is set to hit theaters on June 28. FilmDistrict reportedly felt the two films, both similiar in plot, theme, and characters, should open further apart from each other in 2013.