You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Gerard Butler’s ‘London Has Fallen’ Release Date Pushed to March

Focus Features has moved the release date of “London Has Fallen” back six weeks to March 4, 2016, from Jan. 22.

The Gerard Butler actioner, a sequel to 2013’s “Olympus Has Fallen,” centers on an attack on London during the funeral of the British prime minister, who has died under mysterious circumstances. Butler will reprise his role as an ultra-resourceful U.S. Secret Service agent.

The sequel is directed by Babak Najafi from a script by Creighton Rothenberger, Katrin Benedikt and Chad St. John. Aaron Eckhart and Morgan Freeman also star.

“Olympus Has Fallen” was released by FilmDistrict, the U.S. distributor led by Peter Schlessel prior to him being named CEO of Focus Features. The film grossed a solid $98.9 million at the domestic box office.

The March 4 date already has four other titles slated for release that day: Sony’s “Grimsby,” Fox’s “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” Disney’s “Zootopia” and Open Road’s “Triple Nine.”

More Film

  • 'Same Kind of Different as Me'

    Film Review: 'Same Kind of Different as Me'

    Focus Features has moved the release date of “London Has Fallen” back six weeks to March 4, 2016, from Jan. 22. The Gerard Butler actioner, a sequel to 2013’s “Olympus Has Fallen,” centers on an attack on London during the funeral of the British prime minister, who has died under mysterious circumstances. Butler will reprise his role […]

  • Busan: Korea’s 'After My Death,' Iran’s

    Busan: Korea’s 'After My Death,' Iran’s 'Blockage' Win Competition

    Focus Features has moved the release date of “London Has Fallen” back six weeks to March 4, 2016, from Jan. 22. The Gerard Butler actioner, a sequel to 2013’s “Olympus Has Fallen,” centers on an attack on London during the funeral of the British prime minister, who has died under mysterious circumstances. Butler will reprise his role […]

  • Progression Image 3 of 3: Final

    Film Review: Pixar's 'Coco'

    Focus Features has moved the release date of “London Has Fallen” back six weeks to March 4, 2016, from Jan. 22. The Gerard Butler actioner, a sequel to 2013’s “Olympus Has Fallen,” centers on an attack on London during the funeral of the British prime minister, who has died under mysterious circumstances. Butler will reprise his role […]

  • Oliver Sacks Documentary

    Film News Roundup: Paul Allen's Vulcan Productions Backs Oliver Sacks Documentary

    Focus Features has moved the release date of “London Has Fallen” back six weeks to March 4, 2016, from Jan. 22. The Gerard Butler actioner, a sequel to 2013’s “Olympus Has Fallen,” centers on an attack on London during the funeral of the British prime minister, who has died under mysterious circumstances. Butler will reprise his role […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content