Latest 'Independence Day 2' News

Jeff Goldblum Returning for Independence Day 2 But Not Jurassic World

Jeff Goldblum Returning for Independence Day 2 But Not Jurassic World

The actor has not read the script for Independence 2 yet, but he's excited to see what the writers have come up with.

Brian Gallagher

Will Smith Not Returning for Independence Day Sequel

Will Smith Not Returning for Independence Day Sequel

The follow-up may still happen, with writer James Vanderbilt working on two separate scripts, one with Will Smith and one without.

Brian Gallagher

Independence Day 2 Confirms a July 2016 Release Date

Will Smith still hasn't signed on for the sequel. Plus, 20th Century Fox issues new release dates for Fantastic Four and Assassins Creed.

Brian Gallagher

Independence Day 2 Gets a Back-Up Script in Case Will Smith Doesn't Return

Director Roland Emmerich talks about his daily battles with the budget and the actors. Plus, he confirms plans to split the movie in two have been scrapped.

Brian Gallagher

Michael B. Jordan Confirms He Auditioned for Star Wars: Episode VII

The Fruitvale Station star also talks about Fantastic Four and the Rocky spin-off Creed. Will this Oscar hopeful have time for everything being thrown his way?

Brian Gallagher

Michael B. Jordan Eyed for a Major Role in Independence Day 2

The Fruitvale Station star has met with director Roland Emmerich about taking on an unspecified part in the sci-fi action sequel.

Brian Gallagher

Roland Emmerich Talks Plans for Independence Day 2 and Singularity

The director reveals that he is no longer attached to Astroids, but offers details on Foundation.

Brian Gallagher

Will Smith Is Back in Talks to Star in Independence Day 2

Director Roland Emmerich confirms that the actor is once again interested in returning to the franchise, and that a meeting is planned.

B. Alan Orange

Will Smith Not Returning for Independence Day Sequels; Other Cast Members to Return

Director Roland Emmerich reveals the actor is too expensive to return, and that the sequel will feature 'about half' of the stars from the original.

Brian Gallagher

Independence Day 2 Confirms July 2015 Release Date

20th Century Fox sets new dates for X-Men: Days of Future Past, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and Assassin's Creed.

Brian Gallagher

Independence Day Sequels Will Take Place 20 Years After the Original

Director Roland Emmerich reveals that the aliens' journey back to Earth may only take a few weeks for them, but it takes 20 to 25 years for humans.

Brian Gallagher

Independence Day Sequels May Be Called ID Forever - Part 1 and ID Forever - Part 2

Writer Dean Devlin also reveals both follow-ups will be converted to 3D in post-production.

Brian Gallagher

Independence Day 2 Is Moving Forward Says Writer Dean Devlin

The screenwriter is working with director Roland Emmerich for the first time in 11 years on this sequel, and hopes to also make a Stargate follow-up.

Brian Gallagher

Independence Day 2 and 3 Could Happen Without Will Smith

The actor is asking $50 million for two back-to-back sequels to be directed by Roland Emmerich.

Brian Gallagher

Independence Day 2 Is Nowhere Says Roland Emmerich

The director talks about the sequel's delay, and also reveals more details about Anonymous and Foundation.

B. Alan Orange

Independence Day 2 to Feature Will Smith as President?

Director Roland Emmerich dropped a subtle hint about the sequel and revealed it would take place in an alternate reality.

Brian Gallagher

Will Smith May Officially Be Set for Independence Day Sequels

The two ID4 sequels will be shot back to back as early as 2011.

Cat Parker

Roland Emmerich to Make Two Independence Day Sequels?

The 2012 director reveals plans for two follow-up movies to his 1996 film.

Brian Gallagher

Roland Emmerich Discusses Independence Day Sequel

The 2012 director reveals a story is in place for a follow-up.

Brian Gallagher