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Gerard Butler to return as Mike Banning in ‘Angel Has Fallen’


Gerard Butler arrives at the Ermenegildo Zegna Boutique opening on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Actor Gerard Butler is set to reprise his role as secret service agent Mike Banning in the upcoming “Angel Has Fallen”. “Angel” is a code name for the President’s official plane Air Force One in the new movie, reported Deadline, reports PTI. The film is the third in franchise after “Olympus Has Fallen” and “London Has Fallen”.

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After successfully thwarting any effort to harm the President in the first two movies, Mike is now targeted by the enemies in the new part. Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin Benedikt are also back to pen the script. Aaron Eckhart and Morgan Freeman played the President and Vice President in the last one.