The obvious references to Die Hard are starting to stand out more and more. The trailer was packed full of references to John McClane’s exploits, right down to the bloodied tank top. Above all, screenwriter James Vanderbilt discussed to the press that he was heavily influenced by the Die Hard films while writing White House Down.
Check out the latest posters for the film, which opens June 28th everywhere.
Are you ready to watch the White House destroyed at the cinema twice in one year?
Capitol Policeman John Cale has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer. Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation’s government falling into chaos and time running out, it’s up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country.
source: First Showing