Roland Emmerich

Independence Day 2 officially greenlit, shoot starts in May

Simon Brew News Nov 27, 2014

It's finally, definitely happening: Independence Day 2 - without Will Smith - will land in cinemas in June 2016...

Independence Day 2 and Hitman: Agent 47 shift release dates

Simon Brew News Oct 15, 2014

Independence Day 2 has moved forward, but Hitman: Agent 47 and Scouts Vs Zombies are pushed back several months.

Jeff Goldblum confirms he's in Independence Day 2

Jeff Goldblum
Simon Brew News Oct 8, 2014

Will Smith may not be back, but Jeff Goldblum is returning for Independence Day 2...

Roland Emmerich and Keanu Reeves developing TV sci-fi drama New Angeles

Rob Leane News Sep 10, 2014

Keanu Reeves and Roland Emmerich will team-up for the futuristic series New Angeles…

Independence Day: the film that defined modern summer movies

Ryan Lambie Feature Jul 4, 2014

Independence Day was released in the US 18 years ago today. Ryan looks at its ongoing impact on how summer movies are made and marketed...

Stargate movie reboot announced, Roland Emmerich directing

Simon Brew News May 30, 2014

A new trilogy of Stargate films are set to "reimagine" the original film. Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin are attached.

Independence Day 2 to get a rewrite

Ryan Lambie News May 29, 2014

The long-in-gestation Independence Day sequel has an update, as a new screenwriter steps in to provide a rewrite...

The Train: the Ridley Scott-HR Giger movie that never was

Ryan Lambie Feature Apr 16, 2014

In the late 80s, Ridley Scott and HR Giger could have collaborated on their first film since Alien. Ryan looks at the unrealised project...

Belated franchise revivals: the new Hollywood trend?

Ryan Lambie Feature Apr 10, 2014

As Richard Donner floats the possibility of The Goonies 2, we wonder whether belated franchise revivals are a new Hollywood trend...

The rise and fall of Carolco

Ryan Lambie Feature Mar 11, 2014

In the late 80s, Carolco was one of the biggest studios in Hollywood, but by 1995, it was gone. Ryan charts its dramatic rise and fall...

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