Roland Emmerich

Where the 1998 Godzilla movie went wrong

Simon Brew News Dec 8, 2014

Writer Dean Devlin outlines the two big mistakes he made when writing 1998's Godzilla movie, directed by Roland Emmerich.

Independence Day: Dean Devlin explains alien 'virus' plot device

Independence Day
Simon Brew News Dec 8, 2014

With work on Independence Day 2 underway, writer/producer Dean Devlin explains one key moment from Independence Day 1...

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...

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