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Sitges 2014 Honoring Roland Emmerich; Lineup Includes REC 4, Shrew's Nest, It Follows, Alleluia, Late Phases, and Much More!

American horror fans dream of attending the Sitges Film Festival, and now that the first word on this year's lineup has been released, all we can say is, "Don't wake us up!"

Independence Day 2 Getting a Script Rewrite

We recently learned that Will Smith has officially declined involvement in Independence Day 2, which has naturally left 20th Century Fox scrambling for a way to make the decades-later sequel work without him. And it seems they may have finally found that way, in the form of a new writer. Read on for the latest!

Official - Will Smith NOT in Independence Day Sequel

If you were hoping to see Will Smith leading a charge through an alien-infested landscape in the upcoming sequel to Independence Day, this next bit of news will surely leave you on the disappointed side of the fence.

Independence Day Sequel Pushed Back a Year

Apparently the evil alien race that is hellbent on the extinction of humanity is gonna have to wait a bit longer to sink their split-fingered claws into us as the Independence Day sequel has been pushed back a full year.

Independence Day Sequel Has Two Scripts; One with Will Smith and One Without?!

Is Will Smith going to be reprising his role of Captain Steven Hiller for the upcoming sequel to Independence Day, or is he not? This is the question that's been hanging in the balance for what seems like forever now.

Chronicle Star Michael B. Jordan to Battle Aliens in Independence Day Sequel?

Though we're still unsure whether or not Will Smith will return for ID Forever, a two-part affair that will serve as a sequel to Independence Day, we do know that Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum are on board to reprise their roles.

Don't Count Will Smith Out of Independence Day Sequel Just Yet!

Earlier this year came the sad news that Will Smith would not be reprising the role of Captain Steven Hiller for Roland Emmerich's upcoming Independence Day sequel, tentatively titled ID Forever Part 1.

Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum Returning for Independence Day Sequel

"We will not go quietly into the night!" News continues to roll in on the 2015 Independence Day sequel, and we've gotten word that two of the main characters from the original film will indeed be returning for the sequel.

Will Smith Won't Be Saving the World In Independence Day Sequel

Could there have been anyone better than Will Smith's Captain Steven Hiller to deliver the final death blow to the invading alien horde in the classic film Independence Day? Filmmakers had better hope so because they've confirmed that Smith won't be called to duty again.

Roland Emmerich to Direct His Way Through an Alien Emergence

If there's one thing director Roland Emmerich can do well, it's stage gigantic alien invasion movies that are home to incredible set pieces and lots of big budget carnage! Well, guess what, kids...

Roland Emmerich Talks Independence Day Sequels ID Forever Part 1 and ID Forever Part 2

Back in September Roland Emmerich revealed that he was working on not one but two sequels to Independence Day tentatively known as ID Forever Part 1 and ID Forever Part 2. Now, while doing press for his latest flick White House Down, he spoke a bit about both.

B-Sides: 2012 Was a Time for Miracles

So now that 2013 is upon us and all the Mayan doomsday nonsense of 2012 can be tossed into the same landfill with the bygone Y2K doomsday conspiracies, Roland Emmerich’s magnum opus 2012 can officially be labeled a comedy. I consider that reason enough to sing.

B-Sides: Universal Soldiers Leave Behind a Body Count

Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundren first enlisted as Universal Soldiers in 1992. The Roland Emmerich flick even came complete with a theme song that best summed up the two words the violent sci-fi action movie was all about: body count.

New Trailer That's as Hot as Hell

The official trailer for the indie flick Hell, produced by Roland Emmerich, is here and it's a scorcher. What better way could there be to get you through hump day than by engaging in some post-apocalyptic shenanigans?

Roland Emmerich Unleashes Hell this August

If you're like us, you're somewhat curious to see what Roland Emmerich (Independence Day, 2012, The Day After Tomorrow) can do as a small-scale producer. We'll be finding out soon enough as his low-budget apocalyptic tale Hell (Bright) is coming at us this summer.