Channing Tatum is in talks to lead Roland Emmerich's White House Down, Deadline reports.
The film, written by James Vanderbilt (The Amazing Spider-Man) is set up at Sony Pictures and is said to feature a para-military takeover of the White House.
Tatum has already had a prolific year, starring in The Vow, 21 Jump Street and Haywire with roles in Magic Mike and G.I. Joe: Retaliation still to come.
Mythology Entertainment partners Bradley Fischer, Vanderbilt and Laeta Kalogridis will produce White House Down, planning for a release on November 1, 2013.