Director Roland Emmerich just can’t get enough of the White House. He blew it up in Independence Day, he’ll probably blow it up again in , and now he’s making it the focal point for his latest action film, White House Down
The film — which is being dubbed ‘Die Hard meets Air Force One‘ — has already attracted a huge cast including Jamie Foxx as the President, and Maggie Gyllenhaal and James Wood as members of the Secret Service. According to Variety, Richard Jenkins is the latest addition and will be appearing as the Speaker of the House, third in the line of succession behind the Vice President.
White House Down isn’t the only fast-paced project that Jenkins is working on; he’ll also feature in Jack ReacherKilling Them Softly