February 18, 2018

Emmerich Talks “Independence Day” Sequels

Filmmaker Roland Emmerich recently gave EW an update on the proposed two-part "Independence Day" sequels. Emmerich says the story picks up twenty years after the original, after the distress call sent by the first wave of aliens finally brings reinforcements to Earth. Bill Pullman will return as former President Whitmore, but the main thrust … [Read more...]

“Independence Day” 3D Re-Release Scrapped

20th Century Fox appears to have scrapped plans for a 3D re-release of Roland Emmerich’s 1996 sci-fi alien invasion epic "Independence Day." Exhibitor Relations revealed through Twitter that Fox has decided not to release the post-converted film in theatres. The Will Smith-starrer was slated for release on July 3rd 2013. How this affects the … [Read more...]

Questions being raised about independence of new Independent Investigations Office

It's called the "Independent" Investigations Office -- but questions are already being raised over the new body's relationship with the mounties. It turns out, members used RCMP vehicles in Prince George -- where they were probing a fatal shooting involving a local officer. IIO Spokesperson Owen Court explains the circumstances... "They arrived in … [Read more...]

“Independence Day 2 & 3” Shot Back-To-Back?

Fifteen years on, "Independence Day" director Roland Emmerich and producer/writer Dean Devlin are finishing up back-to-back sequel scripts to that 1996 alien invasion global hit reports Vulture. Back in 2009, Fox reportedly started working on structuring a deal to sign Will Smith to return to the role of Captain Stephen Hiller and shoot both films … [Read more...]