After the death of the British prime minister, the world's most powerful leaders gather in London to pay their respects. Without warning, terrorists unleash a devastating attack that leaves the city in chaos and ruins. Secret Service agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) springs into action to bring U.S. President Benjamin Asher (Aaron Eckhart) to safety. When Asher falls into the hands of the sinister organization, it's up to Banning to save his commander in chief from a horrible fate.
Reprising supporting roles are Robert Forster as General Edward Clegg, Sean O’Bryan as NSA Deputy Director Ray Monroe, and Radha Mitchell as Leah Banning. Joining the returning cast members are Jackie Earle Haley, Alon Aboutboul, Charlotte Riley, and Waleed Zuaiter (Omar).
Najafi’s creative team includes production designer Joel Collins (Autobahn, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy), costume designer Stephanie Collie (Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Layer Cake), and cinematographer Ed Wild (Autobahn). Casting is by Elaine Grainger.