Movie News: Independence Day 2 Moves Forward… a bit…

Written by Chris Holt Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Movie News

ID 4

Every now and then Dean Devlin the writer/producer of STARGATE and INDEPENDENCE DAY will talk up a sequel to the 1996 hit film about an alien invasion on the titular American holiday. More recently the man has talked about a sequel and threequel filmed back to back essentially creating a trilogy but movement has been very very slow.

Now he is talking again and word is that the film is further along than ever, talking about the script Devlin has said: “I feel like we got it. I think it took a long time, but I feel like we finally got something that feels like ‘That’s worth seeing as a sequel to Independence Day’”

No more plot information is forthcoming but recent chit chat suggests the aliens coming back again with Captain Steven Miller (Will Smith) now the president and mankind having adapted the crashed alien tech into high tech weaponry in preparedness should the alien bastards come back for more. Devlin has also said that they are beginning the process of approaching the original cast to get as many back as possible.

So it’s still on anyway and Fox are re-releasing the original in 3D next summer so this could be a possible ‘testing the water’ strategy to see if anyone is still interested.

Thoughts? Don't forget to share them in the Comments section below or on Twitter @Starburst_Mag


Suggested Articles:
One of the best short films of the past few years, Delicacy has finally been made available to view
With Sony’s animated Spider-Man movie currently in development, the film has moved to bring in two
With Amy Pascal recently suggesting that Venom may well end up existing in the same world as the Mar
Following this week’s shocking news that directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller had been fired from
scroll back to top

Comments  

 
0 #1 Shane 2012-07-11 15:41
*sigh*
Quote
 

Add comment

Security code
Refresh

Sign up today!
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner