The Has Fallen franchise is getting the television treatment with Paris Has Fallen. French actor Mathieu Kassovitz (Amelie) is set to star in the series with Gerard Butler (Angel Has Fallen) serving as producer via G-Base. Butler could also make a cameo as Mike Banning.
Kassovitz will star as Vincent, a protection officer to a French Minister, who is the target of a terror group led by villain Jacob. Vincent works with MI6 operative Zara to keep the politician safe, but they eventually unravel a wider plot, suspecting that a security service colleague is feeding information to Jacob, who is always a step ahead in his mission to bring down Paris.
Production on the 8 part series is set to start rolling on May 30th in London and Paris.