25 June 2012 6:58 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Some brief casting notes for you here with more details after the jump: Angela Bassett (Malcolm X) is set to join Gerard Butler (300) and Aaron Eckhart (The Dark Knight) in Antoine Fuqua's Presidential thriller, Olympus Has Fallen. Derek Luke (Antwone Fisher) will star opposite Paula Patton (Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol) in Baggage Claim, from writer/director/producer David Talbert. Robert Baker (Out of Time) and Brian Howe (The Pursuit of Happyness) are the most recent additions to the cast of Atom Egoyan's Devil's Knot, based on the true life saga of the West Memphis Three. Hit the jump for more on each picture. Variety reports that Bassett is set to play the head of the Secret Service in Olympus Has Fallen. The plot follows a takeover of the White House by North Korean terrorists with aims to set off nuclear weapons on U.S. soil. Eckhart will »

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