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...]

First Photos From Both “Hobbit” Sequels

EW has posted the first photos from both the second and third films in the upcoming "The Hobbit" trilogy. The photo from the second film, "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," seems to indicate that the key events of the second half of the book, namely most of the events dealing with the dragon Smaug, will take place in the second film. … [Read more...]

Three “Avatar” Sequels Shot Back-To-Back?

We've previous heard of James Cameron considering at least one and likely two more "Avatar" films, but today comes word that there might be more than that. Out doing press for her stint on USA Network’s "Political Animals", Sigourney Weaver spoke with Showbiz 411 about the series and touched briefly upon the "Avatar" follow-ups. To be fair … [Read more...]

IMAX Segments For “Hunger” & “Trek” Sequels

IMAX Corporation have announced that both "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" and the upcoming "Star Trek" sequel will be released in the IMAX format next year. More importantly, both films will utilize IMAX cameras to shoot portions of the film. As with "The Dark Knight" and "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol", sequences shot with the extremely … [Read more...]

Cameron Only Doing “Avatar” Sequels

James Cameron has found his true love, and it is blue. In an interview with The New York Times, the "Titanic" and "Aliens" filmmaker admits that a combination of his own non-filmmaking activities and his commitments to the "Avatar" franchise mean that he has essentially scrapped all plans to either develop or produce any other films outside of his … [Read more...]

“Battle Angel” After “Avatar” Sequels

The good news for manga fans is that James Cameron is still keen on bringing his adaptation of Yukito Kishiro's "Battle Angel" saga to the big screen. The bad news is it's a long way off as the filmmaker tells MTV News this week that the sequels to "Avatar" are going to keep him busy for the next few years. The manga is set in a cyborg-dominated … [Read more...]

“Spongebob,” “Jump Street” Sequels Coming

Paramount Pictures has announced plans to release a second "SpongeBob SquarePants" movie in late 2014, ten years after the first one says The Hollywood Reporter. Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman made the announcement today confirming the project as the kickoff to their new animation unit which will produce one animated release a year. The announcement … [Read more...]

“Insidious,” “The Raid” Get Sequels

Sequels are already underway on two recent cult film successes. First up Alliance Films is moving forward on a follow-up to last year's supernatural spook tale "Insidious". Writer-director James Wan and actor/writer Leigh Whannell, who also created the "Saw" franchise, are in talks to return for the sequel says Variety. The original revolved … [Read more...]