BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) — A new action thriller film being made in Bossier City is pumping in hundreds of thousands of dollars into the local economy.

The Times reports ( ) that the Millennium Films' production "White House Taken" is a boost for contractors and local workers.

The film stars Gerard Butler and it is set to be filmed at multiple Shreveport and Bossier City locations this summer.

Crews are making a partial facade of the White House and a replica of the National Mall.

A large chunk of the film's budget will go into the local economy to pay for labor and materials, Millennium Studios President Diego Martinez said.

The film will be directed by Antoine Fuqua and depicts a former secret service agent working to prevent a terrorist attack on the White House.


Information from: The Times,