The first clip from director Roland Emmerich’s Presidential thriller White House Down hits the (weapons) jackpot with Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx. Capitol policeman John Cale (Tatum) is tasked with saving the President (Foxx) when a paramilitary group takes over the White House. This clip highlights an action sequence from the rescue operation as well as the chemistry between Tatum and Foxx, which is reminiscent of Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson in Die Hard with a Vengeance.
The film also stars Maggie Gyllenhaal, James Woods, Richard Jenkins, Joey King, Jake Weber, Lance Reddick, and Jason Clarke. White House Down opens June 28th. Hit the jump to check out the clip.
Check out the first clip from White House Down (via Yahoo!):
Here’s the official synopsis for White House Down:
In Columbia Pictures’ White House Down, Capitol Policeman John Cale (Channing Tatum) has just been denied his dream job with the Secret Service of protecting President James Sawyer (Jamie Foxx). Not wanting to let down his little girl with the news, he takes her on a tour of the White House, when the complex is overtaken by a heavily armed paramilitary group. Now, with the nation’s government falling into chaos and time running out, it’s up to Cale to save the president, his daughter, and the country.