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Independence Day Sequel Set 20 Years Later

'Independence Day 2' will take place 20 years after the original.Director Roland Emmerich has outlined his ideas for two proposed sequels to the 1996 alien invasion blockbuster starring Will Smith, and has already completed scripts...

Henry Cavill To Star In Godzilla?

Henry Cavill has been shortlisted to star in the new 'Godzilla' film.The British actor - who will soon be seen donning the famous Superman costume in 'Man of Steel' - is in contention for the...

Independence Day Producers Working On Sequel

'Independence Day' producers are working on a sequel. Dean Devlin revealed he is re-teaming with Roland Emmerich for the first time in 11 years to work on a follow up to the 1996 disaster movie...

Aaron Eckhart To Play Us President

Aaron Eckhart has joined the cast of 'Olympus Has Fallen'.The 'Dark Knight' actor will play the US president in the new movie which follows a former Secret Service agent who becomes America's only hope when...

Jamie Foxx Lined Up For White House Down

Jamie Foxx is set to star as the US President in 'White House Down'. The 'Django Unchained' actor is considering the role in director Roland Emmerich's new thriller, about a secret service agent who must...

Anonymous Sweeps German Film Awards

Director Roland Emmerich has scooped six awards in his native Germany for his William Shakespeare movie Anonymous.The film, which starred Vanessa Redgrave and Rhys Ifans, took home six 'Lolas' at the German Film Awards, including...

Roland Emmerich To Take White House Down?

Roland Emmerich is in negotiations to helm 'White House Down'.The filmmaker - who is best known for disaster movies including 'Independence Day', 'Godzilla' and 'The Day After Tomorrow' - is set to take on directorial...

Will Smith Wants 50m For Independence Day Sequels?

Will Smith is reportedly demanding $50 million to sign up to two 'Independence Day' sequels.The actor - who played the lead role of Captain Stephen Hiller in the 1996 alien invasion movie - is willing...

Roland Emmerich: No Truth In Anonymous

Roland Emmerich says his latest film 'Anonymous' is completely his own interpretation. The 55-year-old director - who is known for working on action movies 'Independence Day' and 'Godzilla' - uses the historical drama to advance...

Will Anonymous Go Wide? That Is The Question

The wide release of the Shakespeare drama Anonymous set for October 28 is, well, not to be. According to the Los Angeles Times , Sony plans to open the Roland Emmerich drama, which raises the...

Madonna's W.e To Show At London Film Festival

Madonna's 'W.E.' will have its British premiere at the London Film Festival.The film - which gained mixed reviews from critics after a gala screening out of competition at the Venice Film Festival last week -...

Roland Emmerich Expects Fury Over Shakespeare Movie

Director Roland Emmerich is expecting protests outside his home when he releases his new movie Anonymous, as he fears Shakespeare purists will be outraged by his portrayal of the Bard as a fake.The Independence Day...

Emmerich Plans Independence Day Sequels

Director ROLAND EMMERICH is preparing to depict the end of the world on the movie screen yet again, in sequels to INDEPENDENCE DAY.The filmmaker is currently riding high on the huge box office success of...

Emmerich Plans To Take 2012 To The Small Screen

Moviemaker ROLAND EMMERICH enjoyed making upcoming disaster movie 2012 so much, he's now making plans to turn the project into a TV drama.In the film, John Cusack and Amanda Peet race to avoid a series...

2012 Film Pushed Back By Sony

Sony Pictures have decided to delay the release of filmmaker ROLAND EMMERICH's latest big budget disaster movie 2012. The studio is moving the film's release from 10 July (09) to 13 November (09), two weekends...

Emmerich Hits Out At Gibson

Director ROLAND EMMERICH has hit out at actor-turned-director MEL GIBSON's movie APOCALYPTO, labelling it one dimensional. Emmerich and Gibson worked together on The Patriot eight years ago (00) - but the longtime filmmaker has been...

Gyllenhaal Wants To Be Queen Of Hollywood

MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL wants to follow in her brother JAKE's footsteps and make the giant leap from independent films to Hollywood blockbusters. Jake first grabbed attention in RICHARD KELLY's dark masterpiece DONNIE DARKO before going...

Emmerich Slams Cameron's Titanic

Hollywood director ROLAND EMMERICH has slammed fellow disaster movie director JAMES CAMERON for the "cheesy" dialogue of his big-budget romance TITANIC. THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW director complains that Cameron's 1998 OSCAR-winning blockbuster was "like...

Emmerich Relieved By 9/11 Attacks

Movie director ROLAND EMMERICH was relieved when the 9/11 tragedy hit America (11SEP01) - because it saved him from the prospect of making a sequel to his 1996 blockbuster INDEPENDENCE DAY. The 48-year-old filmmaker...

Emmerich Gets Revenge On British Critics

Hollywood director ROLAND EMMERICH has used his latest movie to take revenge on British critics, who slated his previous film THE PATRIOT. THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW, which is set to open in May (04),...

Independence Day Two?

Seven years after WILL SMITH saved the world from invading aliens in INDEPENDENCE DAY, movie makers DEAN DEVLIN and ROLAND EMMERICH are still planning a sequel. The 1996 blockbuster wowed film fans and raked...

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