Night Has Fallen: Millennium Sets Up New Gerard Butler-Led Action Sequel
According to Deadline, action star Gerard Butler has officially signed on to reprise his role as Mike Banning for Millennium Media’s upcoming fourth installment to their blockbuster Has Fallen film franchise titled Night Has Fallen. In addition, Angel Has Fallen director Ric Roman Waugh will also be returning to helm the action sequel. Before Night Has Fallen will go into production in Bulgaria, Waugh, and Butler’s latest project Greenland will be available for streaming on VOD this coming December.
Further details about the film’s plot and other cast members are currently being kept under wraps. Night Has Fallen will be written by Robert Kamen with Butler and Alan Siegel set as producers through their G-Base banner.
It will also be produced by Eclectic Picture’s Heidi Jo Markel and Les Weldon along with Millennium Media’s Jeffrey Greenstein, Jonathan Yunger, and Yariv Lerner. The fourth installment will be executive produced by Avi Lerner, Trevor Short, and Boaz Davidson for Millennium.
The original film, 2013’s Olympus Has Fallen, saw the White House (codenamed “Olympus”) captured by a terrorist mastermind. The second film, 2016’s London Has Fallen, had Mike Banning get caught up in a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders at the Prime Minister’s funeral. Meanwhile, the third and latest installment, 2019’s Angel Has Fallen saw Mike Banning get wrongfully accused of attempting to assassinate the U.S. president. The three Has Fallen films have earned a combined worldwide gross of more than $500 million.