DEN OF THIEVES
A gifted actor with striking charm and humor, GERARD BUTLER
has impressed audiences in roles that cover all ends of the creative spectrum.
Most recently, Butler starred opposite Ed Harris and Andy Garcia in Dean
Devlin's Geostorm for Warner Bros. The epic disaster film follows 'Jake Lawson'
(Butler), a satellite designer who tries to save the world from an apocalyptic "geostorm"
caused by malfunctioning climate-controlling satellites.
Butler has completed production on two feature films: Keepers, a
thriller based on a real-life unsolved mystery about a trio of lighthouse
against each other on a remote Scottish island, and Hunter Killer, in which he
an untested American submarine captain who teams with a group of Navy SEALS to
rescue the kidnapped Russian president.
Upcoming, Butler is set to begin production on Angel Has Fallen, the third
installment of the film series following 2016's London Has Fallen and
2013's blockbuster hit, Olympus Has Fallen. Co-starring Morgan Freeman, Aaron
Eckhart, Angela Bassett, and Melissa Leo, the films have grossed over $400
the worldwide box office.
The actor is also set to star in Darrin Prescott's directorial debut, Snow
The film follows a crew of men who travel across difficult terrain to deliver a
package, but are forced to choose between survival and honor when they face
obstacles and bandits along the way. He will also reprise his role voicing the
'Stoick' in the third installment of DreamWorks Animation's Academy Award-
nominated film, How To Train Your Dragon with Cate Blanchett, Jonah Hill, Craig
Ferguson, and Kristen Wiig.
Butler solidified himself as a leading man when he starred as the bold and
King Leonidas in Zack Snyder's blockbuster film, 300. The film broke box office
in its opening weekend and went on to earn more than $450 million worldwide.
other $100 million plus films include The Bounty Hunter opposite Jennifer
Robert Luketic's The Ugly Truth opposite Katherine Heigl; Nim's Island with
Foster and Abigail Breslin; P.S. I Love You opposite Hilary Swank; Andrew Lloyd
Webber's The Phantom of the Opera opposite Emmy Rossum; and Lara Croft Tomb
Raider: The Cradle of Life opposite Angelina Jolie.
His other film credits include: A Family Man, Gods of Egypt, Playing For
Chasing Mavericks, Marc Forster's Machine Gun Preacher; Coriolanus, Gamer, Guy
Ritchie's RocknRolla, Beouwulf & Grendel, The Game of Their Lives, the
feature Dear Frankie opposite Emily Mortimer, Timeline, Reign of Fire, John
award-winning drama Her Majesty, and Mrs. Brown, starring Judi Dench. His early
in film includes roles in Harrison's Flowers, One More Kiss, Fast Food, and the
adaption of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard.
In 2008, Butler and his manager Alan Siegel formed their production company,
G-BASE, which has produced nine feature films including Law Abiding Citizen,
Has Fallen, the sequel London Has Fallen, eOne's Septembers of Shiraz, which was
selected into the 2015 Toronto Film Festival, A Family Man, which premiered at
2016 Toronto Film Festival, Hunter Killer, and most recently Keepers. In
film, the company continues to produce and develop a diverse slate of projects
television series, documentaries, and interactive media projects.
Butler is dedicated to charitable efforts around the world including Mary's
an organization founded with the simple mission to serve one meal a day to a
school, as well as Artists for Peace and Justice, where he is a board member.
established in 2009 and is a fundraising mission founded by Paul Haggis that
encourages peace and social justice and addresses issues of poverty and
enfranchisement in communities around the world.
Born in Scotland, Butler made his stage debut at the age of twelve in the
"Oliver," at Glasgow's famous Kings Theatre. As a young man, his dreams of
were temporarily deterred and he went on to study law for seven years before
to the London stage in the acclaimed production of "Trainspotting," and later in
and the Donmar Warehouse production of Tennessee Williams' "Suddenly Last
Summer" opposite Rachel Weisz.
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