Honoring U.S. troops and servicemen and women in each of the four branches of the military, the new movie London Has Fallen was screened at 18 different military bases Stateside, and one military base in Kuwait, this past weekend in advance of its nationwide theatrical release this Friday, March 4th. Three of the film’s stars each visited one of the U.S. bases to meet members of the armed forces and their families, and to present them with the new movie first.
Actor/producer Gerard Butler – who reprises his role of Secret Service agent Mike Banning in London Has Fallen – arrived at Oceanside, California’s Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton on Friday, February 26th to meet marines and sailors, and screen the film. Mr. Butler accepted one female Marine’s invitation to accompany her to the upcoming Marine Corps Ball.
Also on Saturday, February 27th, actress Angela Bassett – who reprises her role of Secret Service Director Lynne Jacobs in London Has Fallen – visited Norfolk, Virginia’s Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek to meet naval officers and units, and give them an advance preview of the film.