9 items from 2015
That could all be about to change however as the Aussie actor is now being eyed for a leading role in Rolan Emmerich’s Independence Day sequel (which is also being referred to as ID Forever).
Will Smith won’t be reprising the role which helped to make him famous back in 1996, but there have been rumours that Fantastic Four star Michael B. Jordan may play his now adult son in the movie. A cameo could still happen, but it seems unlikely when Smith is set to be so busy playing Deadshot in upcoming DC Comics adaptation, Suicide Squad.
- Josh Wilding
Recently the studio hired Carter Blanchard (“Glimmer”) to rewrite the script. James Vanderbilt wrote the first draft of the film. No story or characters details have been revealed. The only thing that is known is that Will Smith will not return.
"ID Forever" film hits theaters on June 24th 2016.
Source: The Wrap »
- Kellvin Chavez
The Wrap is reporting this evening that multiple sources close to the long-awaited sequel to Independence Day, entitled ID Forever, have suggested that The Hunger Games star Liam Hemsworth has been offered a role in the film.
Roland Emmerich returns to direct the sequel, which has had few drafts of the script written by James Vanderbilt (The Amazing Spider-Man) and Carter Blanchard (Glimmer), and will be produced by Emmerich regulars Dean Devlin and Harald Kloser.
Will Smith turned down the chance to reprise his role as Captain Steven Hiller, but Jeff Goldblum and Bill Pullman are set to reprise their roles from the original, which grossed $810 million worldwide back in 1996. The Fantastic Four star Michael B. Jordan has also been rumoured to be involved, but there’s been no official word on his casting.
What do you think to the potential casting of Liam Hemsworth? Join the debate in the comments section below… »
- Scott J. Davis
The Hunger Games star Liam Hemsworth has been offered a starring role in Independence Day 2, according to The Wrap. No details were given for the actor's character, but it has also been rumored that Michael B. Jordan has a role. Independence Day stars Jeff Goldblum and Randy Quaid may also return as David Levinson and Russell Casse, respectively, but their involvement has yet to be confirmed.
No story details have been released at this time, but Carter Blanchard (Glimmer) recently signed on to rewrite the original script by James Vanderbilt (White House Down). Will Smith will not be returning as Stephen Hiller, but, along with Jeff Goldblum and Randy Quaid, Bill Pullman is also expected to return as Thomas J. Whitmore. Roland Emmerich is set to direct, with the filmmaker also producing alongside Dean Devlin and Harald Kloser.
Production on Independence Day 2 is slated to begin this May, with 20th »
Carter Blanchard recently signed on to rewrite the original script by James Vanderbilt ("White House Down"), and no details have been revealed as yet regarding the story or the characters, other than the confirmation that Will Smith will not return.
The new "Independence Day" film hits cinemas on June 24th 2016.
Source: The Wrap »
- Garth Franklin
A representative for 20th Century Fox had no comment.
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Roland Emmerich is directing the sequel, in which Michael B. Jordan has also been rumored for a role.
- Jeff Sneider and Linda Ge
With Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin locked in to make ID Forever, the sequel to Independence Day, the only thing left is to find a star to take over from the departed Will Smith. While there are still rumors that Michael B. Jordan could join the cast, The Wrap has learned that the studio is currently offering The Hunger Games' Liam Hemsworth the lead in the scifi blockbuster. Carter Blanchard (Glimmer) is writing the latest draft of the script and James Vanderbilt (The Amazing Spider-man) »
- Alex Maidy
All things documentary, foreign and American independent film are what the staff unabashedly bleeds for here at Ioncinema.com. Film snobbery aside, we’ve identified twenty-five studio film offerings that we fancy, included are a pair of big ticket/budget items from the Weinsteins. The likes of Baltasar Kormákur, Michael Mann, Ariel Vromen, Tarsem Singh, Ridley Scott, and Danny Boyle all have ’15 offerings that didn’t crack our top 25, but actor Tom Hardy appears to have made some sound film role choices last year with a slew of projects prepped for release this year that are spotted throughout our listing. Without further ado, here is our countdown leading to our number five pick:
- Nicholas Bell
I've already listed my top ten most anticipated blockbusters of the new year and now I'll take a look at the rest of the field as I've done my best to whittle things down to an even twenty films. So before you get in a huff that your favorite franchises aren't listed, just remember you can view all my anticipated blockbusters right here, I simply didn't know how to write the headline other than to just say these were my most anticipated movies without any further distinction. That said, I think I have a nice rounded list for you here. Obviously several from the major studios, but also a few overseas entries to spice things up. Plenty of Tom Hardy and Jake Gyllenhaal and a couple starring Rachel Weisz along with several of my favorite directors coming with new films for the new year. If you're wondering where films such »
- Brad Brevet
9 items from 2015
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