Lionsgate released the teaser trailer for London Has Fallen yesterday, giving a first look at Gerard Butler returning to the big screen as hero Mike Banning.
The sequel to 2013’s Olympus Has Fallen takes place in the UK capital where the Prime Minister has died under mysterious circumstances. His funeral is attended by some of the world’s most powerful leaders, so naturally a deadly assassination plot ensues involving the destruction of London’s most famous landmarks. All hope of salvation lies with the President of the United States, his secret service head (Gerard Butler) and an untrustworthy MI-6 agent.
From this first teaser, it looks like we can expect much of the same action and explosive thrills that made the first film such a guilty pleasure.
Also back for round-two are Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman and Angela Bassett, alongside new addition to the cast Charlotte Riley (Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell).
London Has Fallen will be released early next year.