20th Century Fox has announced that Independence Day will be getting a full 3D post-conversion for re-release into theaters on July 3, 2013.
Directed by Roland Emmerich, the 1996 original film starred Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum and Randy Quaid and went on to gross more than $817.4M worldwide ($306.2M domestic / $511.2M […]
Vulture is reporting that 20th Century Fox is planning to make back-to-back sequels Roland Emmerich’s 1996 hit Independence Day. Fox would even consider making the sequels without the involvement of Will Smith, but shooting them back-to-back would help things along:
Little is known about the two ID sequels, other than that they […]
This has been 14 years in the making, but IESB is reporting that 20th Century Fox has locked Will Smith in for two sequels to Independence Day:
The plan would be to shoot both films back-to-back. Whether the studio opts to go the Matrix route and release the two films six months […]
Director Roland Emmerich (2012) told MTV News that if they end up doing a sequel to Independence Day, he would like for it to take place over the course of two movies:
“What we want to do in the next – it’s actually two movies – we want to do a bigger arc,” he explained. “‘Independence Day’ was always like the king who leads his troops into battle against an evil force, and that stays like that.”
So the plan is not just one sequel but two. And Emmerich has got a nifty title in mind: “‘ID4-ever,’ Part I and II maybe?” he suggested.
Mind you, there’s not yet a script – “There’s an idea,” he said – but he did say that when they move forward Will Smith will most certainly be involved. “The idea is just to continue the story and actually I don’t know how many years ago this was—twelve, thirteen, fourteen years ago—and just continue where it ended.”
You can watch MTV’s interview with Emmerich after the jump. Continue reading Independence Day Sequel To Be Two Movies
Roland Emmerich (2012) told Latino Review that he and Dean Devlin would like to make a sequel to Independence Day, confirming that there’s even a story for the sequel, but wouldn’t elaborate on any details: “Oh yeah! There’s a story. There’s a very really good great story, a very cool one. Apparently the hold-up […]