Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Independence Day 2 is coming

id4.jpg
id42.jpg
id43.jpg
id44.jpg

Watch the skies. Again.

Those pesky White House-smashing aliens from Independence Day are making a comeback. Now this is going to make you feel really old but the first film was released sixteen years ago this month and writer/producer Dean Devlin has been talking up the upcoming sequel.

He's been working with writer/director Roland Emmerich all over again and they've gone and worked out a "worthy" follow-up.

"We’re every excited about the idea of doing it," Devlin told The Hollywood Reporter. "Whether or not we can make this happen, if we can get all the pieces to come together, that’s gonna be challenging. But creatively, for the very first time since we did the original, I feel we have a worthy concept, a worthy path to go."

It's apparently taken so damn long as they resisted the idea of going for an instant money-maker that didn't stay true to the original. But all this time has given them some inspiration.

"I feel like we got it," he revealed. "I think it took a long time, but I feel like we finally got something that really feels like, 'that’s worth seeing as a sequel to Independence Day.' "

Whether or not Will Smith would return for the film which made him an A-lister is unsure.

This follows news that the original is getting a 3D re-release next summer.

Would you be up for a sequel?

(Images: All Star)

Related

hero_sequels.jpg

30 sequels you (probably) didn't know about

trecall.jpg

The new Total Recall trailer

ws.jpg

Still Fresh

Comments

More

Check out the exclusive new trailer for 'Logan Lucky'

This is the summer's next big hit

by Gary Ogden
24 Jul 2017

What happened to Ivan Drago after 'Rocky IV'?

Stallone's teased he'll feature in 'Creed II, but what's he been up to?

by Carl Anka
24 Jul 2017

The very best 'so-bad-they're-good' movies you absolutely need to see

Thought 'The Room' was bad? You ain't seen nothing yet

by Gary Ogden
21 Jul 2017

13 films with 0% on Rotten Tomatoes that are worth watching

How dare Kevin and Perry Go Large get 0%?!

by Gary Ogden
21 Jul 2017

Watch the trailer for 'The Disaster Artist', the film about 'The Room'

James Franco steps into Tommy Wiseau's infamous boots

by Gary Ogden
18 Jul 2017

The 90% or higher-rated Rotten Tomatoes films you've never seen before

Hidden gems you have to add to your list

by Carl Anka
18 Jul 2017

Why the 'Planet of The Apes' series is the best trilogy of the century

The prequel series is that rarest of things: a trilogy without a dud

by Carl Anka
18 Jul 2017

An immersive Star Wars hotel is coming and it looks amazing

Like a Star Wars-themed Westworld - but real

by Gary Ogden
17 Jul 2017

George A. Romero, creator of Night of the Living Dead, dies at 77

Fans and celebrities have paid tribute to him on Twitter

by Gary Ogden
17 Jul 2017

Talking haircuts and Dunkirk with Cillian Murphy in a hall of mirrors

"To an actor, nostalgia is death. The next piece I do will be the best piece I do."

by Chris Mandle
14 Jul 2017