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Independence Day 2 filming will start very soon, says actress Joey King

22 April 2015 2:48 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Filming on Independence Day 2 is about to begin.

Actress Joey King sparked buzz with a Twitter post as work on the sequel got underway.

Headed to start filming #IndependenceDay with @rolandemmerich and our wonderful producers! ✈️ pic.twitter.com/HbEY8OQqTq

Joey King (@JoeyKingActress) April 20, 2015

"Headed to start filming #IndependenceDay with @rolandemmerich and our wonderful producers," she wrote.

Independence Day 2 will be released in 2016 to mark the 20th anniversary of the sci-fi blockbuster, which starred Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum.

Goldblum is reprising the role of environmentalist David Levinson for the sequel, but Smith will not be back.

It was recently announced that Bill Pullman and Judd Hirsch will both be back for the new film, as will Vivica A Fox and Brent Spiner.

New additions to the sequel include Liam Hemsworth, Jessie Usher and Charlotte Gainsbourg.

Independence Day 2 opens on June 24, 2016. »

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Bill Pullman and Judd Hirsch returning for Independence Day 2

18 April 2015 6:49 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It looks like we can add two more returning stars to the cast of next year’s Independence Day sequel, with director Roland Emmerich revealing that Bill Pulman and Judd Hirsch will both be back as President Whitmore and Julius Levinson respectively.

The duo will join the returning Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox and Brent Spiner in the cast of Independence Day 2, along with new additions Liam Hemsworth (The Hunger Games), Jessie Usher (Survivor’s Remorse), Charlotte Gainsbourg (Nymphomaniac), Joey King (Oz the Great and Powerful) and Travis Tope (The Town That Dreaded Sundown).

Independence Day 2 is set to go into production next month ahead of a release on June 24th, 2016.

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- Gary Collinson

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X-men: Apocalypse Adds Lucas Till; Independence Day 2 Brings Back Bill Pullman

17 April 2015 6:10 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

There’s been talk of Bill Pullman’s return as President Thomas J. Whitmore in Independence Day 2 for a while, but now it’s finally official - although technically he can’t be president anymore, right? Regardless, not only did Roland Emmerich announce Pullman’s return, but he also revealed that Judd Hirsch will be back as well. Hirsch played David’s (Jeff Goldblum) father Julius Levinson in the original. So now the list of returning cast members includes Pullman, Hirsch, Goldblum, Brent Spiner as Dr. Brackish Okun, the kooky scientist at Area 51, and Vivica A. Fox as Captain Steven Hiller’s (Will Smith) wife, Jasmine Dubrow. As for the newcomers, we’ve got Liam Hemsworth as President Whitmore’s son-in-law, Jessie Usher as Steven Hiller’s son (presumably an older Dylan Dubrow), Travis Tope as a character named Charlie, and Charlotte Gainsbourg and Joey King in unknown roles. »

- Perri Nemiroff

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Bill Pullman And Judd Hirsch Return For Independence Day 2

17 April 2015 1:07 PM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

With production set to begin next month, Roland Emmerich has been slowly, but surely, getting his cast together for Independence Day 2, with newcomers Joey King, Liam Hemsworth, Jamie Usher, Charlotte Gainsborough, and Travis Tope taking their places beside the old guard of Vivica A. Fox, Brent Spiner, and Jeff Goldblum. Now, two more familiar faces are making are returning, with Emmerich taking to Twitter to first announce that Judd Hirsch would be reprising the role of Julius Levinson, cantankerous father to Goldblum's scientist David. It's official... we're thrilled to have the Great Judd Hirsch grace the set of #IndependenceDay once again! pic.twitter.com/vSIEQsZwjb — Roland Emmerich (@rolandemmerich) April 17, 2015 He later returned to tweet something we all expected, that Bill Pullman will be back as, by now former, President Thomas J. Whitmore, no doubt delivering yet another rousing speech to rally humanity to the monument destroying alien threat. Today we. »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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'Independence Day 2' Welcomes Back Bill Pullman & Judd Hirsch

17 April 2015 10:17 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Today, director Roland Emmerich is celebrating his Independence Day 2 sequel with some pretty big casting announcements. We've heard for a while that original ID4 star Bill Pullman will be returning to fight another day. While that has now been officially confirmed this morning, we also get the surprise revelation that fan-favorite icon Judd Hirsch is also going to return for this epic blockbuster!

Judd Hirsch will officially reprise his role as Julius Levinson, the cantankerous father of Jeff Goldblum's David Levinson. Goldblum was confirmed for the sequel after much speculation earlier this year. Bill Pullman, who has also long been suspected to return, will once again don his three-piece apocalyptic presidential wear to play former Potus Thomas J. Whitmore!

Both actors join a cast that also includes newcomers Liam Hemsworth, Jessie Usher, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Travis Tope and Joey King. Vivica A. Fox and Brent Spiner are also set »

- MovieWeb

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Pullman, Hirsch Return For ID4 Sequel

17 April 2015 10:08 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Filmmaker Roland Emmerich has confirmed that both original "Independence Day" stars Bill Pullman and Judd Hirsch are slated to return for the movie's upcoming sequel.

Hirsch will reprise his role as Julius Levinson, the cantankerous father of Jeff Goldblum's David Levinson who is also returning. Pullman will play the now former U.S. President Thomas J. Whitmore.

The pair join a cast that also includes Liam Hemsworth, Jessie Usher, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Travis Tope, Joey King, and returning champs Vivica A. Fox and Brent Spiner.

Source: Twitter »

- Garth Franklin

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Brent Spiner returns to Independence Day 2, Joey King also joins

11 April 2015 10:34 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Roland Emmerich has announced via Twitter Brent Spiner is returning for Independence Day 2 as fan favourite Dr Brackish Okun.

The scientist appeared to be killed in the first film dissecting one of the invading aliens but director Emmerich teased on the first film's DVD commentary that the character is actually in a coma.

Emmerich announced the casting news via his Twitter page:

This just in... @JoeyKingActress and @BrentSpiner officially signed for #IndependenceDay - Welcome aboard!

Roland Emmerich (@rolandemmerich) April 9, 2015

And Spiner confirmed the news quoting his *spoiler alert* alien possessed self's last words in the first film:

Never release me. https://t.co/I3ims9itVz

Brent Spiner (@BrentSpiner) April 10, 2015

Oz: The Great and Powerful's Joey King has also signed up to the sequel.

Jeff Goldblum and Vivacia Fox are returning to their roles, with Liam Hemsworth, Jessie Usher and Charlotte Gainbourg also cast.

It is understood Hemsworth will »

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Sequel Bits: Independence Day 2, Zoolander 2, Fast and Furious, Super Troopers 2, Freddy Krueger

10 April 2015 1:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

This edition of sequel bits has some casting, some photos and some interesting trivia from sequels that never will be. Below, read the latest edition of Sequel Bits. Joey King and Brent Spiner return for Independence Day 2. The kids are scared in a new photo from Jurassic World. Brian O’Halloran returns for Mallrats 2. […]

The post Sequel Bits: Independence Day 2, Zoolander 2, Fast and Furious, Super Troopers 2, Freddy Krueger appeared first on /Film. »

- Germain Lussier

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Star Trek’s Brent Spiner Returns For Independence Day 2

10 April 2015 12:41 PM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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Roland Emmerich continues to put together the ensemble cast for his expensive, epic sequel to Independence Day 2. The two latest names to join the dramatis personae are Brent Spiner, who appeared in the original film as Dr. Brackish Okun, and Joey King, who wasn’t even born back then.

Who King is playing, I don’t know, but because of her age, she’s almost certainly going to be a new character. A few more years and she might have been candidate for Patricia Whitmore, the Presidents daughter and a key player this time around.

I don’t know why Emmerich just hasn’t booked Mae Whitman to reprise that role, anyway. Maybe Fox think the star of The Duff is just too U and F for their tentpole – which would be insane on multiple fronts.

The plot of Independence Day 2 sees the aliens return two decades on, »

- Brendon Connelly

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'Independence Day 2' Adds Brent Spiner and Joey King

10 April 2015 11:53 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Independence Day 2 director Roland Emmerich took to his Twitter page yesterday to confirm two more cast members for his sequel, Brent Spiner and Joey King. Brent Spiner is reprising his role from the original 1996 classic Independence Day as Dr. Brackish Okun, although it isn't known who Joey King may be playing. In the original, Dr. Okun was one of the scientists working on a secret government program that examined the aliens that crashed several years before the invasion in the movie.

Brent Spiner and Joey King join a cast that includes original Independence Day stars Jeff Goldblum (David Levinson) and Vivica A. Fox (Jasmine Dubrow), with Bill Pullman's Thomas Whitmore expected to reprise his role as well. New cast members include Jessie Usher, Liam Hemsworth, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Travis Tope. Will Smith will not reprise his role as pilot Stephen Hiller for the sequel.

Roland Emmerich is directing »

- MovieWeb

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Spiner, King Set For "Independence Day 2"

10 April 2015 6:46 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Filmmaker Roland Emmerich has confirmed that both Brent Spiner ("Star Trek: The Next Generation") and Joey King ("The Conjuring") have joined the cast of the upcoming "Independence Day" sequel.

Spiner will reprise the role of eccentric scientist Dr. Brackish Okun whom he played in the original 1996 film and appeared to have been either left for dead or in a coma in the first film.

King's role is unknown at this point. The pair join a cast that includes Jeff Goldblum, Vivica Fox, Liam Hemsworth, Jessie Usher and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Pre-production is underway ahead of filming this Summer.

Source: Twitter »

- Garth Franklin

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Joey King and Brent Spiner join the cast of Independence Day 2

10 April 2015 3:26 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The cast of Independence Day 2 has swelled further this week, with director Roland Emmerich revealing via Twitter that actress Joey King (Oz The Great and Powerful, Wish I Was Here) has joined the sequel, as well as confirming the return of Brent Spiner, who featured in the 1996 original as Dr. Brackish Okun.

The duo will join a cast that already includes Liam Hemsworth, Jessie Usher, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Travis Tope, as well as the returning Jeff Goldblum and Vivica A. Fox. Bill Pullman is also rumoured to reprise his role as President James Whitmore.

Set to start production in May, Independence Day 2 is written by Emmerich and Dean Devlin, with rewrites from James Vanderbilt (The Amazing Spider-Man) and Carter Blanchard (G vs E), and produced by Devlin and Harald Kloser.

Independence Day 2 opens June 24th 2016.

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- Scott J. Davis

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Two More Join The Independence Day 2 Cast, One Old And One New

9 April 2015 11:27 PM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

With the May shooting date fast approaching, Roland Emmerich has announced two more cast members joining Independence Day 2, with Joey King (Oz The Great and Powerful, White House Down) coming onboard along with another face from the past, Brent Spiner (known to  an entire generation of sci-fi fans as Data from Star Trek: The Next Generation), returning as Area 51 scientist, Dr. Brackish Okun. King's arrival brings the number of newcomers up to five, along with Liam Hemsworth, Jessie Usher, Charlotte Gainsborough, and Travis Tope, while Spiner joins fellow old guard Vivica A. Fox and Jeff Goldblum, with the possibility of Bill Pullman joining as well. Independence Day 2 is set to hit the big screen 24th June 2016. »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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Roland Emmerich's 'Stonewall' is arriving just in time for awards season

25 March 2015 11:14 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Roland Emmerich is entering the awards season fray once more.  The filmmaker behind such blockbusters as "The Day After Tomorrow" and "Independence Day" attempted to make a smaller, more serious film with 2011's "Anonymous."  That Shakespearean era tale was touted as a possible awards player before it debuted at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival to mostly negative reviews.  Any hopes for prestige recognition were quickly dashed. Now, after segueing into more familiar territory with "White House Down," Emmerich is returning with a slightly more personal tale, "Stonewall." Roadside Attractions announced today it had acquired the period drama for a release later this Fall (which pretty much means at least a Toronto debut).  "Stonewall" is a fictional drama set around the real events that took place at the Stonewall Inn in New York City during 1969.  The Stonewall Riots found the gay community fighting back in a series of violent protests after »

- Gregory Ellwood

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Scorsese's 'Macbeth', Campbell is Ronnie in 'Fargo', Stiller Says No to Directing 'Good Will Hunting'

25 March 2015 11:07 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Roadside Attractions has picked up U.S. distribution rights to Roland Emmerich's Stonewall, a drama set against the 1969 Stonewall Riots when the gay community rioted against a police raid that took place at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village. The film stars Jeremy Irvine, Caleb Landry Jones, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Ron Perlman and Joey King. Deadline Speaking of Emmerich, he revealed on Twitter that Vivica A. Fox, recent star of Sharknado 2: The Second One, would be reprising her role as Jasmine Dubrow, the stripper with a heart of gold, in Independence Day 2. Fox took to Twitter with her own response. https://twitter.com/MsVivicaFox/status/580221878695899137 You want a Super Troopers sequelc Well, the Broken Lizard troupe is lining up Super Troopers 2, but they need your help via an IndieGoGo campaign looking for $2 million with $1.8 million raised as of this posting. 20th Century Fox is reportedly lined up to distribute. »

- Brad Brevet

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Roland Emmerich’s ‘Stonewall’ Bought for U.S. by Roadside

25 March 2015 10:52 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Roadside Attractions has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Centropolis Entertainment’s “Stonewall” and plans a fall release.

Roland Emmerich directed from Jon Robin Baitz’s script, set amid the 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York. Jeremy Irvine, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Ron Perlman and Jonny Beauchamp star. Goldcrest Films is handling the international rights.

The story is set at a local watering hole, the Stonewall Inn, where a rage begins to build among gays, lesbians and drag queens over discrimination and repeated police harassment.

Producers are Emmerich, Michael Fossat, Marc Frydman and Carsten Lorenz; and executive producers are Kirstin Winkler, Adam Press and Michael Roban. The film also stars Joey King, Karl Glusman, Vladimir Alexis and Alexandre Nachi.

The film was shot in and around Montreal, including the re-creation of Greenwich Village circa 1969 in a former train repair facility.

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- Dave McNary

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Girls' Night In! Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Jaime King, Sarah Hyland & More Celebrate Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello's Birthday!

4 March 2015 9:33 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Girls' night in! Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez got together with several of their famous girlfriends in honor of Fifth Harmony's Camila Cabello's 18th birthday last night, and it looks like it was a night the ladies won't soon forget. The songstress pals joined Jaime King, Hailee Steinfeld, Sarah Hyland, Haim, Hayley Williams and Joey King for a quiet night in surrounded by plenty of baked goods and decorations (maybe T.Swift whipped up the cakes herself?!). Gomez posted a shot of the lovely ladies all posing by a fireplace and shared, "Camila_Cabello happy birthday my nugget. #girlsnighttothefullest." Meanwhile, the "Blank Space" singer posted a shot of Camila just »

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Let’s Give Other Films the Ghostbusters All-Female Remake Treatment

11 February 2015 12:35 PM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Remaking or rebooting classics, but replacing an all-male cast with an all-female one? It's truly a great idea. With Ghostbusters already officially in the works, we let our imaginations run wild with a few other famously all-male film lineups. (In case you were curious who these up-and-comers are, we cast Willow Smith as Benny "the Jet" Rodriguez, Rowan Blanchard as Smalls, Sophia Grace as Ham, Joey King as Squints, Sabrina Carpenter as Yeah-Yeah, Riele Downs as Tommy, Mackenzie Foy as Bertram, and Skai Jackson as Timmy.) »

- Lindsey Weber,Nate Jones,Jed Egan

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DVD Review: 'Wish I Was Here'

27 January 2015 3:06 PM, PST | CineVue | See recent CineVue news »

★★★☆☆ Zach Braff's second feature, Wish I Was Here (2014), was famously - or perhaps infamously - financed partially through the crowdfunding website Kickstarter. Braff's reasoning for this was to spare his project from the compromises that would come with a studio production. That Braff got to do exactly what he wanted is very evident in the resulting film. Aidan Bloom (Braff) is a struggling actor, supported by his loving wife Sarah (Kate Hudson), while his father, Gabe (Mandy Patinkin), pays for Aidan and Sarah's two children - daughter Grace (Joey King of White House Down (2013) and TV's Fargo) and son Tucker (Pierce Gagnon of Looper (2012)) to attend an expensive private Hebrew school.

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- CineVue UK

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Wish I Was Here DVD Review

26 January 2015 4:00 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Director: Zach Braff

Cast: Zach Braff, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson, Joey King, Pierce Gagnon, Mandy Patinkin, Ashley Greene

Certificate: 15

Running Time: 106 minutes

After the cult-like success of his 2004 debut Garden State, Scrubs alum Zach Braff returned to the big screen with Wish I Was Here, one of the best decisions he could’ve made, in my humble opinion.

Aidan Bloom (Braff) is husband to Sarah (Hudson), father to Grace (King) and Tucker (Gagnon), and a struggling actor determined to make it in Hollywood. However, with his last big gig a dandruff commercial, things aren’t going Aidan’s way, especially when his staunchly religious and pessimistic father breaks some of his own bad news. With Aidan now standing at a major life fork-in-the-road, it’s up to him to bring his family together (including younger brother Noah (Gad)) to tackle the changes together, unknowingly putting him on a path of self-discovery. »

- Jazmine Sky Bradley

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