Gerard Butler

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Gerard Butler

Millennium Media said on Monday (November 9) it will produce and launch sales at AFM 2020 Online on Night Has Fallen, the fourth entry in the action thriller series starring Gerard Butler as special operative Mike Banning.

Production will take place at Millennium’s Nu Boyana studio complex in Bulgaria and throughout Europe.

Ric Roman Waugh will direct from a screenplay by Robert Kamen. The pair collaborated with Millennium and Butler on the most recent episode in the series, 2019’s Angel Has Fallen.

To date the actio series has grossed more than $500m worldiwde, and more than $230m internationaly.

Producers are G-BASE’s Alan Siegel and Butler, Eclectic Picture’s Heidi Jo Markel, Les Weldon, and Millennium Media’s Jeffrey Greenstein, Jonathan Yunger, and Yariv Lerner.

Executive producers on behalf of Millennium Media are Avi Lerner, Trevor Short and Boaz Davidson, Christa Campbell and Lati Grobman of Campbell Grobman Films. 

“These films are not driven just by action, but by the special characters and relationships of Mike Banning and his friends, family, and foes,” said Greenstein, president of Millennium Media.

“We look forward to teaming back up again with Angel Has Fallen’s Ric Roman Waugh to captivate audiences worldwide on another journey full of these touching and fun character moments, as well as unique and heightened action, and a dark turn of events that will send this next instalment down a wildly unexpected trajectory.”

in August, Millennium’s thriller Till Death starring Megan Fox became the first American film to start production at Nu Boyana during the pandemic. The project is in post.