Angela Bassett will play Secret Service director Lynne Jacobs in Olympus Has Fallen. She joins Gerard Butler and Aaron Eckhart in the White House action drama. Olympus Has Fallen sees the president (Eckhart) and key members of his administration taken hostage, and a Secret Service agent (Butler) tries to stop the plot. Antoine Fuqua is directing. Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt wrote the script. Mark Gill, Alan Siegel and Butler are producing the Millennium Films project. Avi Lerner and Trevor Short are executive producing. The film begins shooting early next month. Bassett is repped by Gersh and Lighthouse Entertainment.
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