Jason Clarke Joins White House Down for Sony
In Roland Emmerich's film, a Secret Service agent must save the life of the U.S. president (Foxx) after the White House is overtaken by a paramilitary group. Clarke is set to play the group's leader called Stenz, reports Deadline.
Maggie Gyllenhaal stars alongside Channing Tatum, James Woods, Jamie Foxx, Joey King and Richard Jenkins in the James Vandeerbilt-scripted action drama. Bradley Fischer, Vanderbilt, Laeta Kalogridis, Emmerich, Larry Franco and Harald Kloser produce White House Down while Ute Emmerich and Reid Carolin serve as executive producers.
White House Down stars shooting in Montreal this month. The film begins production later this month in Montreal. Clarke can be seen next in the eagerly-anticipated Weinstein Co. release Lawless, alongside Tom Hardy. He's also in another big film - Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby with Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher and Tobey Maguire.