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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.
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.
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.
Michael B. Jordan Confirms Rocky Spin-Off Movie, Talks Star Wars, Fantastic Four And More
Hollywood seems to be very eager to make Michael B. Jordan the next big thing. First garnering notice for his work in the low-budget superhero movie Chronicle, the young actor earned rave reviews earlier this year for his starring role in Sundance Winner Fruitvale Station, and since then has been rumored for some major upcoming projects.
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."
Will Summer 2015 Be The Best Movie Season Ever? Here's What To Expect
Superhero mash ups continue to rule the day, with Batman joining Superman on screen and Marvel reuniting The Avengers for a fight against Ultron. But potential sequels from the Jurassic Park and Terminator universes also have up cautiously optimistic for the Summer 2015 frame.
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.
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.
Independence Day 2 Can't Afford Will Smith, But More Familiar Faces Will Return
But don't start getting concerned that he's totally averse to big names appearing. In addition to the promised return of Bill Pullman as (now) ex-President Thomas Whitmore, Emmerich says about half of the characters in the current script are familiar from the first film, while half of them are new. Of course, one of those familiar characters could easily be Smith's stepson
X-Men: Days Of Future Past, Independence Day 2 And More Get New Release Dates
Twentieth Century Fox is home to some of the biggest sci-fi franchises and today they've announced some major release date changes that affect five of them.
Independence Day's Dean Devlin Shares Update On Sequel
Let's kick the tires and light the fires, big daddy! It looks like an Independence Day sequel may actually happen. We've known for a while now that there was a possibility for a follow-up to the Will Smith starring 1996 action film, which focused on an alien attack on the planet. Today offers an update on the project, as ID co-screenwriter Dean Devlin spoke about re-teaming with director Roland Emmerich, with whom he worked on The Patriot, in addition to Independence Day.
Independence Day 2 Won't Be Made Any Time Soon, But It Is Happening
Looking at Will Smith's IMDb page makes you want to put the movie industry under six feet of dirt. The actor is currently listed with 38 in-development projects that include Men in Black III; Bad Boys 3; I, Robot 2; Hancock 2; Independence Day 2; Untitled I Am Legend Prequel; The Karate Kid 2; and Independence Day 3.
Independence Day Sequel Rumors Denied
Earlier today we picked up a story from the good folks at IESB in which they reported Will Smith is signed on for two Independence Day sequels. At the time we made it clear that it was a rumor and suggested everyone wait for a second confirmation
Will Smith Set For Two Independence Day Sequels?
Will Smith is now locked in not only for Independence Day 2, but for Independence Day 3 as well. They’re planning some a two movie story arc, with both films being shot back to back
Emmerich Planning 2 New Independence Days Sequels, ID4-Ever
Emmerich revealed that they’re actually planning more than one Independence Day sequel. He says, “What we want to do in the next – it's actually two movies – we want to do a bigger arc.”