Thesp to play U.S. prez in Millennium Films' Gerard Butler starrer
Trevor Short. Production is skedded to start in July. The pic is the one of two White House takeover films in the works with Sony’s “White House Down” set to go into production soon as well. The CAA-repped Eckhart can be seen next in Radius-Weinstein Company’s “The Expatriate.” Thesp also toplines Stuart Beattie’s “I, Frankenstein,” which Lionsgate will release on Feb. 22, 2013.
Want Entertainment News First? Sign up for Variety Alerts and Newsletters!