Antoine Fuqua will direct from a script by first-time scribes Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt.
Butler stars as a Secret Service agent who leaps into action when the White House is overtaken by North Korean terrorists on a mission to detonate nuclear weapons on American soil.
Butler and his manager Alan Siegel are producing with Millennium prexy Mark Gill, while Avi Lerner will exec produce with Trevor Short. Production is skedded to start July 9.
She’s repped by the Gersh Agency, Lighthouse Entertainment and attorney Darrell D. Miller.