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Why is the president different in Angel Has Fallen?

Why is the president different in Angel Has Fallen?

Eckhart played President Benjamin Asher in both Olympus Has Fallen and London Has Fallen. Now he’s been replaced by Morgan Freeman as President Allan Trumbull. But why? According to Eckhart himself, President Asher has retired and is off golfing somewhere (via Collider).

Who plays the president in Angel Has Fallen?

Morgan Freeman
Angel Has Fallen (2019) – Morgan Freeman as President Trumbull – IMDb.

Who played the president in Olympus Has Fallen?

Aaron Eckhart
Olympus Has Fallen (2013) – Aaron Eckhart as President Benjamin Asher – IMDb.

Why did Aaron Eckhart not in Angel Has Fallen?

Having been prominently featured in the first two movies only to be dropped for the third is definitely odd, but it isn’t without logic. The simple answer here is that, because Asher’s term as president was up, he didn’t need to be involved in the story.

Why did Leah Banning change?

Piper Perabo as Leah Banning, Mike’s wife. Perabo replaced Radha Mitchell, who played the role in the previous films, due to Mitchell’s scheduling conflicts.

How did Allan Trumbull became President?

Washington, D.C. Allan Trumbull is the Congressman and the Speaker of the House of Representatives who becomes the Acting President when both President Benjamin Asher and Vice President Charlie Rodriguez are taken hostage in the White House by North Korean terrorists in Olympus Has Fallen.

Who plays us President in London Has Fallen?

The films also star Aaron Eckhart as U.S. President Benjamin Asher, and Morgan Freeman as the Speaker of the House (and eventual President) Allan Trumbull. The films have received generally mixed critical reception and have grossed a combined total of $523 million worldwide.

Who played Vice President in Angel Has Fallen?

Tim Blake Nelson
Vice President Martin Kirby was portrayed by Tim Blake Nelson in Angel Has Fallen.

Are Gerard Butler and Aaron Eckhart friends?

Los Angeles: Aaron Eckhart thinks Gerard Butler is “sexy”. The Olympus Has Fallen actor has become firm friends with his Scottish co-star, 43, after they bonded on the set of the new action thriller and thinks he is one of the nicest guys in Hollywood.

How did Trumbull became president?

He became the 46th President of the United States at the end of Asher’s second term. In 2013, he became the Acting President of the United States when Asher and Vice President Charlie Rodriguez were taken hostage in the White House during the White House Siege.

Why did Radha Mitchell not play in Angel Has Fallen?

Radha Mitchell portrayed Leah Banning in the first two Fallen flicks, but she had to drop out of the third installment due to scheduling conflicts (via Showbiz CheatSheet).

Will there be a fourth Has Fallen movie?

In November 2019, Alan Siegel announced that three additional Has Fallen films are in development. In November 2020, the fourth film, titled Night Has Fallen, was given the greenlight with Butler confirmed to reprise his role as Mike Banning in addition to serving as producer.