Independence Day: Resurgence (2016)
Independence Day: Resurgence SynopsisWe always knew they were coming back. After INDEPENDENCE DAY redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global spectacle on an unimaginable scale. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens' advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction.
Independence Day: Resurgence Release Date
In Theaters June 24, 2016
Independence Day: Resurgence Credits
Starring: Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, Maika Monroe, Jessie Usher, William Fichtner, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Travis Tope, Sela Ward, Brent Spiner, Vivica A. Fox, and Angelababy
Written by: Nicolas Wright, James A. Woods, Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich, James Vanderbilt
Directed by: Roland Emmerich
Produced by: Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich, and Harald Kloser
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How Independence Day: Resurgence Will Set Up Future Sequels
The Independence Day sequel we’ve been hoping for for two decades will be hitting theaters soon, complete with the majority of its principle cast. Now the next question is: will this start a bonafide franchise with regular sequels?
by Corey Chichizola April 23, 2016 comments
How Dr. Okun Was Able To Return In Independence Day: Resurgence, According To Brent Spiner
While most of the original cast is returning for Independence Day: Resurgence, some fans were curious why Brent Spiner was returning when his character died in the original film. It turns out the answer is pretty simple and it has nothing to do with alien blood.
by Matt Wood April 22, 2016 comments
New Independence Day: Resurgence Trailer Delivers Global Destruction On An Epic Scale
A lot of Independence Day: Resurgence seems to lean on the notion of, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Much like the first movie, this shows a versatile ensemble sprinting their way through a 1950s inspired sci-fi monster movie.
by Sean O'Connell April 22, 2016 comments
The 15 Most Anticipated Summer Blockbusters, According To Fandango
The top 15 movies most awaited blockbusters of the summer are a mix of shoo-ins and surprises. Read on to see the movies that moviegoers are practically already in line for.
by Mike Reyes April 22, 2016 comments
How Jeff Goldblum Mocked His Independence Day: Resurgence Director With A Great Ad-Libbed Line
As anyone who has seen any of his films can attest, director Roland Emmerich really loves blowing up famous landmarks.
by Eric Eisenberg April 14, 2016 comments
Watch The Return Of Some Familiar Faces In The New Independence Day: Resurgence TV Spot
Independence Day: Resurgence has been promising a huge threat in humanity's future, and tonight we've got our first clear look at what that threat entails. But more importantly, we've seen our first look at some returning combatants that had previously been missing.
by Mike Reyes April 4, 2016 comments
10 Upcoming Movies That Could Be Total Bombs
It's early in the going, but 2016 has already had a couple of massive hits and one big budget box office flop. With that in mind, here are ten upcoming movies that could similarly fall flat on their faces.
by Brent McKnight March 15, 2016 comments
8 Long-Delayed Sequels We Are Dying To See
With Zoolander 2 hitting theaters this weekend, we've got long-delayed sequels on the brain. Some of these turn out great, others not so much, but here are some that we have high hopes for.
by Brent McKnight February 12, 2016 comments
The 5 Most Effective Super Bowl Movie Ads, According To Social Media
Out of all of the movie ads to run during Super Bowl 50, these five films were the most talked about throughout all of social media. Read on to meet your conquering heroes.
by Mike Reyes February 10, 2016 comments
Why Will Smith Isn't In Independence Day: Resurgence, According To Will Smith
While most of the gang is getting back together for the long awaited sequel to Independence Day one star who will not be making his return is Will Smith. The reason isn't all that surprising. It happens all the time.
by Dirk Libbey February 9, 2016 comments
Independence Day: Resurgence Super Bowl Trailer Is Catastrophic And Exciting
It was just in mid-December that Roland Emmerich’s Independence Day: Resurgence blew us all away with its powerful debut trailer –the speech given by Bill Pullman’s President Whitmore from the original playing over some incredibly badass footage – but now we’ve got our second look at the movie thanks to this brand new Super Bowl spot!
by Conner Schwerdtfeger February 7, 2016 comments
15 Upcoming Sci-Fi Movies We're Dying To See
Science fiction gave the world two of the biggest movies of all time in 2015, and 2016 is poised to be another big year for the genre. So here are the upcoming sci-fi movies, big and small, that we're most excited for
by Brent McKnight February 4, 2016 comments
New Movie Releases: 2016 Movie Release Date Schedule
2016 is loaded up with interesting and exciting films this year, including Captain America: Civil War, Ghostbusters, Suicide Squad, Finding Dory and the anticipated Star Wars spinoff, Rogue One.
by Kelly West January 30, 2016 comments
Independence Day: Resurgence Shows Off Its Moon Base In Cool New Pic
This summer’s long awaited sequel to Independence Day will pick up many years after the war with aliens that the first film depicted. But if you think that we’ve just been sitting around twiddling our thumbs since then, you can forget it.
by Dirk Libbey January 22, 2016 comments
Independence Day 2: What We Know So Far
20 years after they first invaded, the aliens that tried to wipe us out in Independence Day are back! Arm yourself with what we know so far about Independence Day: Resurgence.
by Mike Reyes January 13, 2016 comments
What Will Smith Thinks About His Independence Day Character Being Killed Off
Will Smith recently opened up about his character's death before the events of Independence Day: Resurgence.
by Corey Chichizola January 3, 2016 comments
10 Actors Who Will Be Famous By 2017
Going through the 2016 release calendar, we’ve put together a list of 10 lesser-known names who we think are going to wind up leaving an interesting mark on the cinematic year. Read on to find out our choices!
by Eric Eisenberg January 1, 2016 comments
Predicting The Top 10 Highest Grossing Movies Of 2016
With 2015 being the box office juggernaut it's, the market will surely fall short in 2016. That said, we think we know the 10 that are going to defy the odds and make their studios very happy in the next year.
by Mike Reyes December 31, 2015 comments
How Independence Day 2 Is Killing Off Will Smith's Character
If you watched the debut trailer for Independence Day: Resurgence that dropped earlier today, you probably noticed an interesting lack of Will Smith's Steven Hiller.
by Eric Eisenberg December 13, 2015 comments
Independence Day: Resurgence Trailer Is Epic, Thrilling And Awesome, Watch It Now
The aliens are back… and they looked super pissed. Twenty years after the citizens of Earth foiled the plans of an invading extraterrestrial force, a new battalion of conquering beings are coming back for revenge in Independence Day: Resurgence.
by Sean O'Connell December 13, 2015 comments
When Independence Day 2 Will Actually Release Footage
Roland Emmerich recently announced the end of filming on his long-planned Independence Day 2, subtitled Resurgence. So, when will fans get to see the first footage of this highly anticipated film?
by Nick Romano September 21, 2015 comments
First Independence Day: Resurgence Trailer Could Hit Theaters On Independence Day
If you've been putting off going to see Terminator: Genisys, if you go see it on July 4th you'll get a special surprise, the first teaser trailer for Independence Day: Resurgence.
by Brent McKnight July 3, 2015 comments
See Liam Hemsworth Photobomb Jeff Goldblum On The Independence Day: Resurgence Set
Roland Emmerich’s Independence Day: Resurgence will be in theaters a year from now, opening up on June 24, 2016. We will have a lot more from the set as we get closer to the release, but for now, enjoy this delicious photobomb, and have a great Fourth of July weekend!
by Sean O'Connell July 3, 2015 comments
Why Will Smith Isn't In Independence Day: Resurgence
The way that the director recounted, Smith initially was very excited about returning to Independence Day, where he’d once again play courageous fighter pilot Captain Steven Hiller. Young Jessie Usher was cast as Hiller’s child, Dylan. Vivica A. Fox even agreed to return as former-stripper Jasmine. The family unit was basically intact for Independence Day: Resurgence. What happened?
by Sean O'Connell June 23, 2015 comments
Independence Day: Resurgence Shows Off Cool And Lethal Spacecraft
Today has been a rather big one for the production of Roland Emmerich’s Independence Day: Resurgence. Not only has the movie announced its official title and revealed new plot details, but now we have our first look at two of the powerful space crafts that will be utilized by some of the lead characters in the blockbuster:
by Eric Eisenberg June 22, 2015 comments
Independence Day 2 Title And Plot Details Announced
With a little more than a year to go until Roland Emmerich’s Independence Day sequel reaches theaters, Fox invited a handful of journalists into the deserts of New Mexico to learn in-depth details about the latest extraterrestrial threat to our evolving planet. Here's what we learned.
by Sean O'Connell June 22, 2015 comments
Independence Day 2 Is Planning Something Big For Monday Night
On Monday night, live from New Mexico, Independence Day director Roland Emmerich and the cast of his wildly anticipated sequel will be holding a press conference where they are expected to reveal details about next summer’s blockbuster… even dropping the title of the ID4 follow up (if rumors are to be believed).
by Sean O'Connell June 21, 2015 comments
Independence Day 2 Promotional Art, Plot Promises Global Extinction
The first promo art and synopsis for Roland Emmerich's Independence Day 2 ups the alien invasion ante in a huge way.
by Gregory Wakeman June 9, 2015 comments
Jeff Goldblum's Independence Day 2 Selfie Has A Disturbing Lack Of Aliens
You can’t have an Independence Day sequel without Jeff Goldblum! The actor returns for the blockbuster, along with some of his fellow ID2 co-stars, and he looks pretty happy to be back by the look of the latest set selfie. Although, we were kinda hoping to see some aliens.
by Nick Romano May 27, 2015 comments
The Jeff Goldblum Shrine In The Independence Day 2 Office Needs To Be On My Wall
Roland Emmerich's upcoming Independence Day 2 is bringing back a number of stars from the 1996 original, including Bill Pullman, Vivica A. Fox, Judd Hirsch, and Brent Spiner, but it would appear that the production plays favorites when it comes to Jeff Goldblum. How to we know this? Because the offices actually have a shrine dedicated to the actor.
by Eric Eisenberg May 13, 2015 comments
America Will Have A New President In Independence Day 2
The United States of America will have a President in Independence Day 2, just don't expect it to be Bill Pullman.
by Brent McKnight May 4, 2015 comments
Independence Day 2 Adds It Follows Star As The Female Lead, Get The Details
Thanks to her performances in the acclaimed horror films The Guest and It Follows, Maika Monroe has found herself on Hollywood's radar in a big way... so it was only a matter of time before a big upcoming blockbuster recruited her.
by Eric Eisenberg April 27, 2015 comments
Independence Day Confirms 2 More Returning Actors
After years of rumors and false starts and never really getting anywhere, Independence Day 2 has finally started rolling. They’ve already brought back some familiar faces, as well as added new cast members and characters to the alien invasion actioner, and director Roland Emmerich took to social media to confirm two more actors are coming back.
by Brent McKnight April 17, 2015 comments
Independence Day 2 Is Bringing Back Another Character From The Original
Independence Day 2 is bringing back Brent Spiner's Dr. Brackish Okun, and it's also cast one of the most promising young actresses in Hollywood.
by Gregory Wakeman April 10, 2015 comments
Independence Day 2 Is Bringing Back Vivica A. Fox
Independence Day 2 continues to solidify its cast, as the film approaches its June 24, 2016 release date. Now director Rolland Emmerich has announced the latest to join the cast will be none other than Vivica A. Fox.
by Nick Romano March 24, 2015 comments
Independence Day 2 Just Landed A Nymphomaniac Star
Charlotte Gainsbourg has signed up to star in Independence Day 2, making the blockbuster's ensemble delightfully well-rounded
by Gregory Wakeman March 20, 2015 comments
What Independence Day 2 Is Actually About
Things are happening, and if reports are to be believed, this is the start of a long run of ID4 movies. Now, can we get to work about changing that title?
by Sean O'Connell March 11, 2015 comments
Independence Day 2 Just Cast Will Smith's Son
It was all the way back in 2013 that we first learned that one of the main protagonists in Roland Emmerich's upcoming Independence Day 2 would be the stepson of Will Smith's character from the original, Captain Steven Hiller, but only today (about two years later) are we learning about the actor who will be playing the part: Survivor's Remorse star Jessie Usher.
by Eric Eisenberg March 3, 2015 comments
Independence Day 2 Is Happening With Liam Hemsworth, Get The Details
It appears that the Independence Day sequel is finally a go, and it has now locked in on the actor that it wants to cast as the new hero: The Hunger Games' Liam Hemsworth! The nearly two-decades-in-the-making sequel, titled ID Forever will finally get off the ground for a new generation of moviegoers.
by Joseph Baxter January 27, 2015 comments
Independence Day 2 Probably Is Bringing Back This Beloved Character
Which of our beloved Independence Day characters will return for another go in the upcoming sequel has been a point of debate. However, director Roland Emmerich recently tweeted a photo of a certain character that could apparently be back for Independence Day 2.
by Nick Romano December 30, 2014 comments
Independence Day 2 Is Happening, Here Are The Details
Independence Day 2 is happening! And we even have a release date for the blockbuster sequel. Can you guess what holiday it is being released on?
by Gregory Wakeman November 26, 2014 comments
Independence Day 2 Is Missing The Most Obvious Marketing Opportunity Ever
Independence Day 2, a movie you might think demands to open on the big movie-going holiday that it is named for will no longer debut on July 4th weekend.
by Kristy Puchko October 15, 2014 comments
Jeff Goldblum Is Definitely In On Independence Day 2, Here’s The Latest
It might disappoint you that Dr. Ian Malcolm will not be featured in Colin Trevorrow's upcoming Jurassic Park sequel Jurassic World, but don't take that to mean that Jeff Goldblum is done reprising characters he played back in the 1990s. In fact, it turns out that he may be doing one very soon, as director Roland Emmerich and producer Dean Devlin have already approached him about the in-development Independence Day 2.
by Eric Eisenberg October 7, 2014 comments
Independence Day 2 Hires A New Screenwriter
Roland Emmerich, however, will have to distance himself from the wonton destruction that he helped give birth to in movies like Independence Day and 2012, which has bled into Man of Steel and Godzilla as of late. Maybe Emmerich will ask Carter Blanchard to help him figure out how to go smaller? Maybe Independence Day 2 will be a quiet character study?
by Sean O'Connell May 29, 2014 comments
Will Smith Won't Be Back For Independence Day 2
For the past few months, the biggest question hanging over the upcoming sequel to Independence Day was whether or not Will Smith would be coming back to star as Captain Steven Hiller.
by Eric Eisenberg February 7, 2014 comments
Independence Day 2 Gets Pushed Back A Year
In all honestly, the new release date even works better with the film's premise. It's been reported that the story in the sequel is going to be set 20 years after the events in the first movie, and seeing as Independence Day came out in 1996 only now does the math actually add up. What remains a major question is who the star of the film will be.
by Eric Eisenberg November 12, 2013 comments
Independence Day 2 Being Developed With Two Scripts, One With Will Smith And One Without
According to previous reports, the sequel will be set about 20 years after the first movie and will be set in a world has been drastically altered as a result of the alien invasion. Humanity begins to make advancements in technology based on the stuff left behind by the invaders.
by Eric Eisenberg October 24, 2013 comments
Independence Day 2 May Not Be Ready For Summer 2015
While talking about putting all of the pieces in place and getting ready for production, Emmerich actually downplayed how fast the project was coming together and suggested that the current release date may actually just be a placeholder. Said the director, "You have to set a release date otherwise another film moves into it."
by Eric Eisenberg September 17, 2013 comments
Will Smith Might Be In Independence Day 2 After All
Keep in mind that Emmerich is once again doing promotional duties for White House Down, this time in Australia, and is probably working extra hard after the movie flopped in the United States. This is a man who has destroyed the White House three times on film-- do you really put it past him to drop a possibly fictitious hint about Will Smith for the sake of getting us to talk about his movie again? I sure don't.
by Katey Rich September 5, 2013 comments
Jeff Goldblum And Bill Pullman Will Be In Independence Day Sequel
And while I’m usually against sequels ripping off their original films, but if this movie doesn’t feature Goldblum’s drunken nervousness and Whitmore giving a speech to end all speeches, then I hope the aliens win.
by Nick Venable June 25, 2013 comments