Actor Gerard Butler will return as Secret Service agent Mike Banning in Angel Has Fallen -- the third film in the Fallen franchise comprising of Olympus Has Fallen and its sequel London Has Fallen.
Millennium Films, the production banner backing the project, is planning to begin production on the film in the first half of 2017, reports variety.com.
No director has been attached to the project.
Olympus Has Fallen, directed by Antoine Fuqua, grossed $160 million at the worldwide box office in 2013. This year’s London Has Fallen collected more than $195 million globally.
Angel Has Fallen will focus on attackers trying to take down Butler’s character and will be written by Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt.
London Has Fallen was directed by Babak Najafi and written by Rothenberger, Benedikt, Chad St. John and Christian Gudegast.
Butler will next be seen in in the upcoming sci-fi thriller Geostorm in 2017.
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