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Bill Puman Helped Name Independence Day Movie

Bill Pullman helped 'Independence Day' get its title.The 66-year-old actor played President Whitmore in the 1996 sci-fi movie and revealed that it was supposed to be called 'Doomsday', before Whitmore's iconic speech in the film...

Halle Berry Joins The Cast Of Moonfall

Halle Berry has joined the cast of 'Moonfall'.The 53-year-old actress will star alongside Josh Gad in Roland Emmerich's latest movie which has been written by 'The Independence Day' filmmaker along with Harald Kloser and Spenser...

Josh Gad To Star In Moonfall

Josh Gad is to star in 'Moonfall'.The 39-year-old actor is being lined up for one of the main roles in Roland Emmerich's latest movie which has been written by 'The Independence Day' filmmaker along with...

Fourth Of July Fun: 7 Things You Didn't Know About 'Independence Day'

Happy Fourth of July! Just like one watches 'Star Wars' on May the 4th and 'Friday the 13th' on Friday the 13th, sci-fi fans everywhere will no doubt be watching 'Independence Day' today. The Roland...

Will Smith Felt "Terrible" When He Found Out About Death Of 'Independence Day' Character

It turns out that Will Smith is just as surprised as fans that his character from the original Independence Day movie has been killed off in the trailer for the much-anticipated follow-up, Independence Day: Resurgence.Smith...

The Stonewall Trailer Has Been Stonewalled With Criticism

The trailer for upcoming American drama Stonewall has been released and it has come out surrounded with its fair share of controversy. Roland Emmerich is the blockbuster movie director who has taken on the film,...

Jeremy Irvine And Roland Emmerich Defend Stonewall Movie

The trailer for the fictionalised drama, based on the 1969 Stonewall gay rights riots in New York, was released this week (beg03Aug15) and sparked controversy among members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

Antonio Banderas Leads Tributes To Omar Sharif

The Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago legend, who had been battling Alzheimer's disease, passed away at a hospital in Cairo, Egypt after suffering a heart attack at the age of 83....

'Independence Day 2' Lands Vivica A. Fox

He may not have been able to secure the services of Will Smith, but director Roland Emmerich has at least manage to secure the services of Smith’s on-screen wife Vivica A. Fox to reprise her...

Kerry Washington And Roland Emmerich Honoured At Glaad Media Awards

The 26th annual prize-giving ceremony was held at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles, and Ellen DeGeneres presented Washington with the Vanguard Award for supporting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT)...

Roland Emmerich Returning To Direct 'Independence Day 2'

Nearly 20 years after the original sci-fi epic, Roland Emmerich has signed on to direct Independence Day 2 for 20th Century Fox. Dean Devlin, producer of the original movie starring Will Smith, is also returning...

Is 'Pacific Rim 2' Really A Good Idea?

With a slew of epic monster movies hitting cinema screens in recent years it seems there is a genuine renaissance in the sub-genre of disaster movie that bestowed upon the world the likes of Godzilla...

Will Smith Won't Star In 'Independence Day 2': A Possible Contender For The Sci-fi Role Emerges

As an actor, Will Smith has come a long way since 1996's alien disaster movie Independence Day. So it's not really surprising that the star of the original movie has apparently turned down an offer...

Will Smith In 'Talks' For Independence Day Sequel

Will Smith is in talks for the 'Independence Day' sequel.The 44-year-old actor is set to have discussions to reprise his role as Captain Steven Hiller, a US Marine Corps pilot who is part of the...

Military Personnel And Veterans Get Free Tickets To 'White House Down'

Military veterans and active personnel were granted free access to Roland Emmerich's new movie White House Down on July 4, 2013. In a nice touch from Sony Pictures Entertainment and the four largest U.S. cinema...

'Monsters University' Stands Up To 'The Heat' And 'White House Down' In Weekend Box Office

The latest venture from Pixar animations, Monsters University, spent a second week at the number one spot at the US box office, battling off competition from newcomers The Heat and White House Down. The prequel...

How Much Will Reviews Hamper White House Down's Weekend Box Office Performance?

The US government is under attack once again from director Roland Emmerich (The Day After Tomorrow, Godzilla, Independence Day, 2012), in his new film, and with Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx starring and a need...

Tatum, Foxx, Emmerich? Shouldn't 'White House Down' Have Been Better?

Roland Emmerich's new movie White House Down will make its assault on the U.S box office this weekend, aiming to topple animation Despicable Me 2 and zombie movie World War Z. The action-thriller sees Channing...

White House Down: The Critics' Low-down

After premiering on the 25th of June, Roland Emmerich's new movie White House Down is set for cinema release. The film stars Channing Tatum (Magic Mike), Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained) and Maggie Gyllenhaal (The Dark...

'Independence Day' Sequel Will Go Ahead Without 'Expensive' Will Smith

Two Independence Day sequels have been scheduled to be released in July 2015 probably without the star of the first film, Will Smith. In an interview with the director of the upcoming film, Roland Emmerich...

The Guide To A Successful Marriage, By Channing Tatum

Channing Tatum discusses his secrets to a successful marriage in the current issue of Cosmopolitan magazine. The White House Down actor and wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum have been together for almost eight years and will soon...

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...

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...

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 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),...

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