Scottish actor, Gerard James Butler stars in two upcoming epic movies, London has Fallen and Gods of Egypt. They movies are set to be released in 2016.
In 2007, Butler gained recognition for his portrayal of King Leonidas in Zack Snyder’s fantasy ancient war film 300, that role earned him nominations for an Empire Award for Best Actor and a Saturn Award for Best Actor and a win for MTV Movie Award for Best Fight.
The actor is said to gain more impact on his acting career with these two new movies, as they hit the United Sates and United Kingdom theaters early next year.
London Has Fallen, (to be released January 21, 2016) is an action thriller and a sequel to Olympus Has Fallen (2013). The film directed by Babak Najafi , also stars Aaron Eckhart and Morgan Freeman.
Plot (London Has Fallen)
In London, the British Prime Minister has died under mysterious circumstances and his funeral is a must-attend event for leaders of the Western world. What starts out as the most protected event on Earth turns into a deadly plot to kill the world’s most powerful leaders and unleash a terrifying vision of the future.
The only hope of stopping it rests on the shoulders of the U.S. President Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart), his formidable Secret Service lead agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler), and a British MI6 agent (Charlotte Riley) who rightly trusts no one.
Gods of Egypt ( Initial release February 24, 2016) is a fantasy film featuring ancient Egyptian deities. The film is directed by Alex Proyas and also stars Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Brenton Thwaites and Geoffrey Rush.
Plot (Gods of Egypt)
The Egyptian god of darkness Set (Butler) takes over the throne of the Egyptian empire. A mortal hero, Bek, allies with the Egyptian god Horus in a mission to save the world and to rescue his love.