Gerard Butler: All New Movies and TV Shows Coming Out in 2024 and 2025

Gerard Butler is a charismatic and versatile actor who has left an indelible mark on the world of cinema. From action-packed blockbusters to emotionally charged dramas, Butler’s performances are consistently engaging and memorable. His dedication to his craft is evident in the intense physical training and commitment he brings to roles, whether portraying a fearless Spartan warrior in ‘300’ (2006) or a determined secret service agent in ‘Olympus Has Fallen’ (2013).

With a career that spans over two decades, he has been a part of many iconic films such as ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ (2004), ‘P.S. I Love You’ (2007), ‘The Ugly Truth’ (2009), and the ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ franchise. He continues to be a beloved and respected figure in the film industry, and his contributions to cinema are celebrated by audiences and peers alike. His upcoming ventures are equally exciting and promising, and we have all the details for you!

1. Den of Thieves 2: Pantera (2025)

‘Den of Thieves 2: Pantera’ continues the storyline from the initial movie, following Detective Big Nick, portrayed by Gerard Butler, as he relentlessly pursues Donnie, played by O’Shea Jackson Jr. Donnie has managed to escape from prison and is embroiled in a scheme to execute a daring heist at the world’s largest diamond exchange. Nick assembles his squad of Regulators, along with a fresh FBI recruit, to engage in a high-stakes race against the clock to thwart Donnie and his accomplices.

Under the direction of Christian Gudegast, this film boasts an ensemble of talented cast members, including Michael Bisping, Salvatore Esposito, Orli Shuka, Evin Ahmad, and more. Gerard Butler takes on a producer role alongside Tucker Tooley, Alan Siegel, and Mark Canton. The film, currently in its post-production phase, will be released on January 10, 2025.

2. How to Train Your Dragon (2025)

Perhaps one of the most highly-anticipated live-action remakes of a popular animated movie, ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ is currently filming with Dean DeBlois, who created the original animated film, as the director. The story, like the original, will follow Hiccup, a young Viking, who is taught that dragons are dangerous but ends up befriending one, much to the chagrin of those around him, especially his father, Stoick. Butler will reprise his role as Stoick, father of Hiccup, played by Mason Thames. The rest of the cast includes Nico Parker (playing Astrid, Hiccup’s love interest), Julian Dennison, Gabriel Howell, Bronwyn James, and Harry Trevaldwyn. The movie is slated for release on June 13, 2025.

3. Hand of Dante (TBA)

One of the most star-studded films in its post-production stage is a crime drama named ‘Hand of Dante,’ also called ‘In the Hand of Dante.’ The film will traverse a story set across two timelines. The present timeline will show Nick, a scholar, on the run, along with his ladylove Giulietta, from the mafia after stealing the original manuscript of Dante’s ‘The Divine Comedy’ that a mob boss had asked him to authenticate. In another timeline (past), we see Dante escaping from his loveless marriage and heading to Sicily, where he creates ‘The Divine Comedy,’ dedicating it to his lost love Beatrice. In this way, the film will showcase how the two men escape from darkness and reach the light.

The film stars Butler along with Al Pacino, Oscar Isaac, and Jason Momoa. Italian actors Sabrina Impacciatore, Franco Nero, and Claudio Santamaria are also there. It has been directed by Julian Schnabel. It is based on Nick Tosches’s 2002 novel ‘In the Hand of Dante.’ Martin Scorsese is one of the producers and will also play Dante’s mentor in the film. ‘Hand of Dante’ is set to premiere at the Venice Film Festival in August 2024, and a theatrical release date is eagerly awaited.

4. Greenland: Migration (TBA)

‘Greenland: Migration,’ directed by Ric Roman Waugh, is a post-apocalyptic thriller set years after a cataclysmic comet event, which follows engineer John Garrity, his wife Allison, and their diabetic son, Nathan, as they grapple with the aftermath of a devastated Earth that was hit by a comet. Emerging from underground bunkers, they face a harsh reality of a poisoned atmosphere and a desolate world. The film delves into the psychological toll of prolonged isolation and the challenges of rebuilding a shattered society amidst lingering threats and the haunting legacy of the disaster.

The film is in its production stage and Gerard Butler is back as John Garrity, starring alongside Morrena Baccarin as Allison Garrity. The cast also includes Amber Rose Revah, Roman Griffin Davis, and Trond Fausa. The script has been written by Mitchell LaFortune and Chris Sparling. It is being produced by Brendon Boyea, Gerard Butler, Basil Iwanyk, Sébastien Raybaud, Alan Siegel, and John Zois. ‘Greenland: Migration’ is expected to be released in 2025.

5. Night has Fallen (TBA)

‘Night Has Fallen’ is the highly anticipated fourth installment of the ‘Has Fallen’ franchise, where Gerard Butler reprises his role as the skilled operative, Mike Banning. Following the events of ‘Angel Has Fallen’, Banning, now the Director of the Secret Service, will face new challenges. Directed by Ric Roman Waugh, the film promises high-octane action and a narrative shift beyond the United States, exploring Banning’s partnership with Vincent in a gripping story of international intrigue.

The screenplay for ‘Night Has Fallen’ is penned by Robert Kamen and Ric Roman Waugh, ensuring a dynamic continuation of the series’ compelling storyline. The film is produced by Millennium Media, known for the franchise’s previous successes. While an official release date has not been confirmed, Gerard Butler has acknowledged the script’s existence, hinting at an exciting development for fans of the franchise in the near future.

6. Just Watch Me (TBA)

‘Just Watch Me’ is an upcoming heist thriller based on Jeff Lindsay’s novel and marks the first installment of the Riley Wolfe series. Gerard Butler takes on the role of Riley Wolfe, a master thief and disguise expert who sets his sights on the wealthiest 0.1 percent. Partnered with master forger Monique and a team of skilled thieves, they plan a historic heist.

As of now, a director has not been announced for the film, which is still in the pre-production stage, leaving anticipation for the visionary who will bring this thrilling tale to life. The film is produced by Gerard Butler, Eric Gold, Warren Goz, Dylan Russell, Alan Siegel, and Scott Steindorff. It is penned by Derek Kolstad, known for his work on ‘John Wick’ and ‘Nobody,’ infusing the project with his expertise in action and suspense, and we can expect the film to be a huge success when it releases.

7. Has Fallen 5 (TBA)

While there are no reports about this film other than that it will be written by Katrin Benedikt and Creighton Rothenberger, we can be sure it will happen. Two more films will be a part of the Has Fallen franchise, headlined by Butler as United States Secret Service agent Mike Banning. The other returning characters expected to return will include Morgan Freeman as Speaker Allan Trumbull, Aaron Eckhart as U.S. President Benjamin Asher, and Piper Perabo as Leah Banning, wife of Mike. Katrin Benedikt and Creighton Rothenberger are expected to serve as writers. More details are awaited.

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