Maggie Gyllenhaal Jamie Foxx could be in the midst of a comeback with the trailer for his new film, "Django Unchained," dropping yesterday to rave reactions, and today, we find out that Foxx will literally go from playing a slave to the leader of the United States in America in "White House Down." Foxx and Maggie Gyllenhaal recently signed on to join Channing Tatum in the action thriller, which has been described as "'Die Hard' in the White House." In the film, Tatum will play a government agent who is tasked with saving the president and the future of the United States as we know it when a group of terrorists take control of the White House.

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White House Down Synopsis and Credits

In Columbia Pictures' White House Down, Capitol Policeman John Cale (Channing Tatum) has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer (Jamie Foxx). 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.

"White House Down" stars Channing Tatum, Falk Hentschel, James Woods, Jamie Foxx, Jason Clarke, Joey King, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Richard Jenkins.

Directed by Roland Emmerich.
Written by James Vanderbilt.
Produced by Bradley Fischer, Harald Kloser, James Vanderbilt, Laeta Kalogridis, and Roland Emmerich.
Production company/distributor: Sony Pictures.

Release Date: June 28, 2013