Motor City

Gerard Butler is in negotiations with Warner Bros. and Dark Castle to star in a new movie "Motor City". He would star alongside Amber Heard and Gary Oldman (the principal villain).

Olympus Has Fallen

Gerard Butler is attached to star in a White House-set action film called Olympus Has Fallen. The story is described as Die Hard in the White House and centers on a “down-on-his-luck ex-Secret Service agent who becomes America’s only hope when 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. is taken over by terrorists.” Butler and his manager Alan Siegel will produce with Millennium prexy Mark Gill, while Avi Lerner will exec produce with Trevor Short. Production is skedded to start in September 2012.

Back on track

Gerard Butler suits up to celebrate the Weinstein Company and Chopard during a Pre-Oscars party held at the exclusive Soho House on Saturday (February 25) in West Hollywood. At the party, Gerard mingled with a few pals including fashion expert Rachel Zalis. Before attending the bash on Saturday, Scottish actor Gerard was spotted jogging along Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood with his personal trainer, smiling and waving at fans. He also enjoyed a solo lunch in Malibu, where he was spotted with only a book for company.


According to Variety, Gerard Butler has replaced Eric Bana in the diamond-heist thriller Brilliant. The movie follows a group of seasoned thieves who recruit a small-time crook as they prepare for the biggest diamond heist in history. Variety also notes that the studio is still searching for a female lead before the project begins production in May 2012 in Boston.


Gerard Butler had checked into the Betty Ford Center in February 2012. Gerard has completed a successful course of treatment after he became dependent on prescription drugs to manage pain from injuries sustained while filming “300” and exacerbated by a surfing accident. While filming “Of Men and Mavericks” in December 2011, Butler had “a pretty close call” while surfing. The actor was pulled underwater by some waves and was later hospitalized.

Hunter Killer

Rumor has it that Gerard Butler will take the leading role in a new movie, currently called "Hunter Killer". The film is expected to be directed by Antoine Fuqua. The Relativity Media film is supposedly in the planning stages. It is a “big-budget military thriller about an American submarine captain’s attempt to rescue the Russian president.”