Butler plays Mike Banning in the action film Olympus Has Fallen. Ex-secret service agent Banning must use his training once again, after terrorists take over the White House. With his knowledge of the White House and the first family, Banning puts his life on the line not only for national security, but also his dear friend, President Benjamin Asher. Co-starring Morgan Freeman and Aaron Eckart.
It was very important to us to make this as real as possible. There’s nothing gratuitous. Everything is meticulously planned.