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Gerard Butler Makes Appearance at Southern California Base

The A-lister screened his new movie, "London Has Fallen," in front of military familes at the Southern California base

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    Hollywood star Gerard Butler visited Camp Pendleton, where he screened his new movie, “London Has Fallen,” in front of military families. Butler spoke with fans at the theater on base and even snapped a few photos. He said the troops have always been big supporters of his movies, and this visit was about honoring our real-life heroes. (Published Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016)

    Fans had their phones ready for selfies on Friday afternoon as A-list actor Gerard Butler made a cameo at Camp Pendleton, just north of San Diego.

    Butler greeted  a large crowd of U.S. Marines, sailors and military families who came out for his visit at the Camp Pendleton Base Theater. Butler was there to promote his new movie, “London Has Fallen" with a special screening for members of the military.

    The actor, known for films “P.S. I Love You,” “Olympus Has Fallen” and “Law Abiding Citizen,” said he was thrilled to be there, and said the troops have always been huge supporters of his work.

    He said this visit was about honoring real-life heroes.

    "London Has Fallen" will be released in theaters on March 4. It’s about a terrorist attack in London that kills the British prime minister and a Secret Service agent’s quest to bring the U.S. president to safety.

    During his visit at the base, Butler spent time posing for photos with fans and chatting with service members.