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With the July 4th holiday days away, 20th Century Fox Films and Independence Day Resurgence are celebrating with the following events.
To kickoff the holiday weekend, Jeff Goldblum has joined Facebook and Instagram.
The famous speech from Independence Day is now on Dubsmash. Fans can now record their best impression of President Whitmore’s speech and share using #IndependenceDubs for the chance to featured in the official Independence Day Dubsmash remix.
Listen to Bill Pullman’s speech:
We 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. »
- Michelle McCue
If the sequel was a late 20th century phenomenon, ushered into being thanks to the likes of James Bond, The Godfather and Planet Of The Apes, then the soft reboot is a peculiar product of the 21st.
Unlike a conventional remake or reboot, which often abandon characters, plots and settings in favour of an entirely new approach, the soft reboot is less drastic. Jj Abrams’ 2009 Star Trek movie is a prime example; it casts new actors in the roles of the Original Series’ famous roster of characters - Chris Pine replacing William Shatner as Kirk, Zachary Quinto replacing Leonard Nimoy as Spock, and so on - and sends them »
Ron Yuan (Fast & Furious) has joined the cast of Netflix drama Marco Polo as a series regular. Based on the famed 13th Century explorer, the story follow’s Marco Polo’s (Lorenzo Richelmy) adventures, as he fights greed, betrayal and rivalries in Kublai Khan’s court. Yuan will play Prince Nayan in the second season. Yuan appeared in Sons Of Anarchy and most recently in The Blacklist. He will next be seen in Roland Emmerich’s Independence Day 2 and Gavin O’Connor’s The Accou… »
The Independence Day sequel, now officially titled Independence Day: Resurgence, is bringing back Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Vivica A. Fox, Judd Hirsch and Brent Spiner, so it’s especially tough to overlook Will Smith’s absence. After the live portion of Monday’s Q&A, Roland Emmerich and the cast hung around to answer a handful of questions from the press on set and someone asked Emmerich about Smith’s choice to pass. Here’s what he said: “Well, you know, like near the very beginning, I wanted to work with him and he was very excited to be in it, but then after a while, you know, he just was tired of sequels and he did another science fiction film, which was his father-son story, so he opted out. I was first very disappointed, but then actually a couple friends told me, ‘Well, this could be a great chance to try something new, »
- Perri Nemiroff
Yesterday, director Roland Emmerich took the stage with the cast of Independence Day Resurgence in order to introduce the long-awaited sequel's title, reveal some images from the film, and participate in a Q&A. The event was a half-hour long, but who has that kind of time? Now we have a much shorter video of highlights from the event, which you can enjoy at your leisure. Independence Day Resurgence opens June 24, 2016, and you can hear from some of the stars, including Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, Vivica A. Fox, Brent Spiner, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jessie Usher, Maika Monroe, and Sela Ward in the video below. Check out the highlights from the Independence Day Resurgence livecast event: Click here to see all of our Independence Day Resurgence coverage, or peruse some recent articles below: Independence Day: Resurgence: Check out the First Images and Title Treatment 12 Things We Learned »
- Dave Trumbore
The Independence Day sequel is shooting now in Albuquerque, and Fox invited journalists to set this week to reveal some of the first information about the film. As part of the studio’s set visit turned press day, writer/director Roland Emmerich took park in a live-streamed press conference with cast members Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, Vivica A. […]
The post Watch the ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ Livestream Highlight Reel appeared first on /Film. »
- Russ Fischer
Independence Day: Resurgence: The first look at the sequel to 1996's Independence Day reveals a "Moon Tugg" spacecraft; the official title, Independence Day: Resurgence, has also been announced. In the movie, Earth has recovered alien technology to build an immense defense program, but is it enough to defeat another invasion? The cast includes Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, Vivica A. Fox, and Brent Spiner; Roland Emmerich is again directing. The movie is scheduled to open in theaters on June 24, 2016. [Facebook/Fox] The Downslope: Stanley Kubrick, just 28 at the time, wrote The Downslope, a "sweeping, historical action-drama" set during the Civil War, way back in 1956. Now the original screenplay will be developed...
- Peter Martin
At 20th Century Fox's Independence Day Q&A live stream last night, the official title for Independence Day 2 was revealed, along with new images teasing the futuristic technology we can expect to see in the sequel.
Slated for a June 24th, 2016 release, Roland Emmerich's long-awaited Independence Day sequel is officially titled Independence Day Resurgence. Also released yesterday were new images from the film, including a look at a new moon rig that Liam Hemsworth's character will operate.
Synopsis: "We 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 »
- Derek Anderson
Update #1: Official title for the sequel is Independence Day Resurgence! Check out the title treatment in motion below!: Update #2: A look at the Earth Space Defense logo from the film as well as the Alien/Jet Hybrid plane that the good guys will be using. Update #3: More Bts images, including director Roland Emmerich standing with the new space vehicle called the "Tug"... Read More »
- Jesse Giroux
Independence Day 2 is now called Independence Day: Resurgence and Fox did an entire live stream thing with the cast and director Roland Emmerich, unveiling the new title and talking about the film. You can watch the video below. Independence Day: Resurgence, that’s such a stupid name, I’m sorry but it is. Now that doesn’t […]
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Independence Day 2 Gets new Title, Set Images, Plot Details, and Logo. Independence Day 2 (2016) will now be called Independence Day: Resurgence. Set pictures have also been released featuring vehicles that will be seen and utilized in the film. The Independence Day: Resurgence. Via a recent live chat with cast and crew, new plot details have also been revealed for ID4 2.
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On Liam Hemsworth’s character (former fighter pilot) from the live chat:
He eventually joined the military and ended up in the best of the best of the best of the fighter pilots. »
- Rollo Tomasi
Last night during a live stream from the set, 20th Century Fox announced the official title of Roland Emmerich's Independence Day sequel - Independence Day: Resurgence. Some images were also shared featuring Emmerich on the set and a practical "Moon Tug". We've also included a piece of concept art.
I'm always on board for a big, fun alien invasion movie and it's easy to forget just how big of a phenomenon the first Independence Day was when it was released back in 1996. The aliens that film depicted were dead seat on f*ucking out sh*t up.
We 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 o [Continued ...] »
Jeff Goldblum is back. Bill Pullman has returned. Randy Quaid isn.t here, but he has a semi-valid excuse. So why didn.t original Independence Day star Will Smith return to the franchise that helped launch his big-screen career, now that Roland Emmerich has gathered the gang once again, 20 years later, for Independence Day: Resurgence? The answer is complicated. During a press event on behalf of the launch of the anticipated sequel, Emmerich addressed the absence of his A-list star. 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. Emmerich told us that the sequel was going to have a father-son aspect to it, with young Jessie Usher cast as Hiller.s child, Dylan. Vivica A. Fox even agreed to return as former-stripper Jasmine. The family unit was basically intact »
So in case you missed it, 20th Century Fox revealed the titled to their “Independence Day” sequel that arrives summer 2016. Directed by Roland Emmerich again, Will Smith won’t appear in the movie, but a lot of familiar faces are returning and his character's son will be in the movie. The cast stars Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, Vivica A. Fox, Brent Spiner, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jessie Usher, Maika Monroe and Sela Ward. Here’s the official synopsis for “Independence Day: Resurgence.” Read More: The Films Of Roland Emmerich: From Worst To Best We 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. »
- Edward Davis
Get the celebratory cigars ready! Independence Day's sequel officially has a new title. Director Roland Emmerich and members of the cast announced during a live-streamed press conference on Monday, June 22, that the film will be called Independence Day: Resurgence. Most of the cast, including Liam Hemsworth, Jessie Usher, Maika Monroe, Sela Ward, and Charlotte Gainsbourg, took part in a Q&A panel during the exciting event. Their costars Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, and Vivica A. Fox — who starred in the original 1996 adventure sci-fi [...] »
Last night, a live chat with the cast and crew of Roland Emmerich's new Independence Day movie took place and delivered our first look at the movie via props, concept art, and our first information on the plot via a swanky new synopsis. Come inside to check it all out!
Independence Day was a huge deal back when it first released, and I remember it very well. The VFX took disaster movies to an entirely different level and helped spur a new shift in blockbuster films. It's been a long time, however, and many have questioned the need for a sequel, feeling the time for it has passed. While I have my own reservations about that, there's a big part of me that can't help but be excited. Last night brought new information on the upcoming film (aside from new and returning cast members), including the film's official title. »
- email@example.com (Jordan Maison)
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A new piece of concept art from the upcoming "Independence Day" sequel has gone online. The art shows the military piloting an alien craft through what was once a city. Roland Emmerich returns to helm the follow-up to the 1996 alien invasion tale which is currently filming ahead of a release next summer. [Source: Empire]
The general release of Baltasar Kormakur's climbing disaster tale "Everest" has been pushed back by a week from September 18th to September 25th. The move has been designed to give an extra push to the movies IMAX run which will still continue on the 18th and have a one week exclusive run in the premium large-format.
Jake Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, Robin Wright, Keira Knightley, Emily Watson, John Hawkes Michael Kelly and Sam Worthington star in the film about the 1996 disaster that left climbers stranded high atop the world's highest mountain. [Source: THR]
- Garth Franklin
Roland Emmerich has destroyed the planet more times than we’ve had hot dinners, and we’ve had at least ten hot dinners. Shares in reconstruction firms will be skyrocketing again at the sight of this first concept art from his latest blockbuster, the freshly unveiled Independence Day Resurgence. Yes, our favourite Stuttgarter has found a way to blow up gravity too. Click on the image, exclusive to the issue of Empire, for a closer look at the eyeball-dazzling mayhem in store. Independence Day Resurgence is set 20 years after the events of the original, with humanity banding together to fight off a new wave of alien invaders. "We call it in the film the War of '96," said the director at the film’s unveiling. “It’s like a post-World generation that’s unified, and that's amazing to see a world come together with a common enemy. That's a resurgence. »
Last night, a special live stream gave us the title of the long awaited Independence Day sequel, and now the first images from the set of Independence Day: Resurgence have come our way, giving us the official title treatment, and a look at director Roland Emmerich with the Moon Tug, just one of the many advanced vehicles that have come out of studying the alien technology left behind after the invasion that gripped audiences in the first movie. And for those who missed the live Q&A, you can find it below. In amongst the banter between director and cast, it sheds some light on what Emmerich has in store for us this time round, what familiar characters, like Jeff Goldblum’s Daniel Levinson and Bill Pullman’s former President Whitmore, have been up to in the years following the initial invasion, and how the new faces, such as Liam Hemsworth, »
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Tom White)
Nearly two decades after Independence Day wowed audiences with its winning combination of X-Files fuelled UFO interest, grand scale disaster movie spectacle, Top Gun style aerial heroics and Big Willy Smith himself, Roland Emmerich has called action on a sequel, which shall henceforth be known as Independence Day: Resurgence.Jeff Goldblum cemented his position as Hollywood's go-to A-List boffin/sceptic during the 1990s, thanks to his role as Chaos Theorist Ian Malcolm in Jurassic Park and The Lost World, as well as in Independence Day. Goldblum will be reprising his role as David Levinson for Idr (which I'm guessing we are to call the sequel to ID4), alongside Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, Brent Spiner and Vivica A. Fox. New additions to the cast include Liam Hemsworth, Charlotte Gainsbourg,...
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