Maggie Gyllenhaal in Talks to Join 'White House Down'

Jamie Foxx is also in early talks to play the president.
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Maggie Gyllenhaal is in talks to join White House Down, Sony’s action thriller being directed by Roland Emmerich.

Channing Tatum is attached to star as a Secret Service agent who jumps into action when a paramilitary group takes over 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Jamie Foxx is circling the role of the president.

If a deal is made, Gyllenhaal would play a Secret Service agent on the president’s detail who is described as an unwavering patriot.

The script by James Vanderbilt, who is producing along with Bradley Fischer, Laeta Kalogridis, Harald Kloser and Larry Franco.

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