Garcelle Beauvais joins Jamie Foxx in action thriller ‘White House Down’

Garcelle BeauvaisRoland Emmrich‘s upcoming presidential action thriller White House Down has elected it’s first family.

Garcelle Beauvais will join Jamie Foxx, Lance Reddick, Channing Tatum and Maggie Gyllenhaal in the ensemle cast.

White House Down centers on a secret service agent (Tatum) who saves the day when terrorists take over the white house and put the first family in danger. Foxx is playing the President  of the United States and Beauvais will play his wife, the First Lady.

Beauvais starred opposite Foxx in The Jamie Foxx Show, which ran on  WB from 1996 to 2001.  The actress will be seen next opposite Denzel Washington in Flight, which opens in theaters on Nov. 2.

White House Down is expected to hit theaters around November 2013.

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