12 August 2012 8:00 AM, PDT | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

With the fast approaching presidential election, the actual oval office isn’t the only thing in the news. Next to Antoine Fuqua’s competing presidential actioner Olympus Has FallenWhite House Down, a thriller about a secret service agent faced with protecting the president when the White House is invaded by a paramilitary group.  While it’s unsure whether America’s next vice-president will be Paul Ryan or Joe Biden, it has been confirmed that Michael Murphy has been elected to play the role of vice-president Alvin Hammond in the film.  Rest assured, Murphy has plenty of experience for the role as he has played political figures in more than a few movie and television shows.

Murphy will also be accompanied by Garcelle Beauvais in this film, who will reunite with Jaime Foxx, co-star in the 90’s sitcom The Jaime Foxx Show.  In White House Down, Foxx has been cast »

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