Angel Has Fallen

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Angel Has Fallen
Directed byRic Roman Waugh
Produced by
Screenplay by
  • Creighton Rothenberger
  • Katrin Benedikt
Based onCharacters
by Creighton Rothenberger
Katrin Benedikt
CinematographyJules O'Loughlin
Edited byGabriel Fleming
Distributed byLionsgate
Release date
  • August 23, 2019 (2019-08-23) (United States)
CountryUnited States

Angel Has Fallen is an upcoming American action thriller film directed by Ric Roman Waugh and starring Gerard Butler. It is the third film in the Has Fallen film series, following Olympus Has Fallen (2013) and London Has Fallen (2016).

It is scheduled to be released on August 23, 2019, by Lionsgate.


After the events in the previous film, Secret Service agent Mike Banning finds himself framed for an assassination attempt on the President. Pursued by his own agency and the FBI, Banning races to clear his name and uncover the real terrorist threat which has set its sights on Air Force One.



On October 26, 2016, it was announced that a sequel titled Angel Has Fallen is in development, with Gerard Butler reprising his role, as well as once again acting as a producer on the film.[9]

On July 25, 2017, Ric Roman Waugh was announced as director for Angel Has Fallen.[10] On January 10th, 2018, Holt McCallany joined the cast as Wade Jennings, an ex-military turned head of a technology company.[11] On January 18, 2018, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tim Blake Nelson are confirmed to appear in Angel Has Fallen and the filming of it is set to start on February 7, 2018.[6][3] On February 13, 2018, Piper Perabo joined the cast.[5] On March 12, 2018, Lance Reddick joined the cast as Secret Service Director Gentry.[7] On March 21, 2018, Michael Landes is set to portray White House Chief of Staff Sam Wilcox.[2]

Angel Has Fallen has started filming in Virginia Water Lake.[12] McCallany had to drop out of his role on Angel Has Fallen due to scheduling conflicts with the show Mindhunter.[13]


It is scheduled to be released on August 23, 2019.[1]


  1. ^ a b Kilday, Gregg (November 29, 2018). "Gerard Butler's 'Angel Has Fallen' Gets Summer 2019 Release Date". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved November 29, 2018.
  2. ^ a b N'Duka, Amanda (March 21, 2018). "Michael Landes Joins 'Angel Has Fallen'; Craig Di Francia Cast In 'The Irishman'". Deadline. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  3. ^ a b N'Duka, Amanda (February 23, 2018). "Tim Blake Nelson Boards 'Angel Has Fallen'". Deadline. Retrieved February 27, 2018.
  4. ^ McNary, Dave (March 20, 2018). "Nick Nolte, Matt Dillon to Star in Drama 'Honey in the Head'". Variety. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  5. ^ a b N'Duka, Amanda (February 13, 2018). "Piper Perabo Boards Gerard Butler-Toplined Sequel 'Angel Has Fallen'". Deadline. Retrieved February 13, 2018.
  6. ^ a b Fleming Jr., Mike (January 18, 2018). "Jada Pinkett Smith, Daughter Willow & Mom Adrienne Set Facebook Talk Show: Sundance". Deadline. Retrieved January 19, 2018.
  7. ^ a b Lilday, Gregg (March 12, 2018). "Lance Reddick Joins Gerard Butler in 'Angel Has Fallen'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  8. ^ "Actor Antonio Bustorff just finished filming 'Angel Has Fallen' with Gerard Butler!". NY Elite Magazine. May 3, 2018. Retrieved May 19, 2018.
  9. ^ Lodderhose, Diana (October 26, 2016). "Gerard Butler Heads To Millennium Films' Threequel 'Angel Has Fallen'". Deadline. Retrieved November 2, 2016.
  10. ^ Kroll, Justin (July 25, 2017). "'Shot Caller' Director Boards 'Olympus Has Fallen' Sequel 'Angel Has Fallen'". Variety. Retrieved July 27, 2017.
  11. ^ Patten, Dominic (January 10, 2018). "'Mindhunter's Holt McCallany Joins Gerard Butler In 'Angel Has Fallen'". Deadline. Retrieved January 11, 2018.
  12. ^ Demony, Catarina (February 27, 2018). "Angel Has Fallen filming: Preparations under way for shooting in Virginia Water as crews spotted at popular beauty spot". Get Surrey. Retrieved February 27, 2018.
  13. ^ Patten, Dominic (August 21, 2018). "'Mindhunter's Holt McCallany Making French Film Debut With 'Le Dindon'". Deadline. Retrieved August 27, 2018.

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