Jeff Goldblum in Talks for Independence Day 2

February 27, 2014 by  
Filed under Film, Recent News

Will Smith maybe out, but his co-pilot wants in. Jeff Goldblum is in talks to reprise his role as the brilliant MIT graduate, David Levinson, in director Roland Emmerich’s Independence Day 2. In a new interview with The Huffington Post, Goldblum says, “I’ve talked to them” about the long-awaited alien invasion sequel and he’s “anxious and eager” to read the script. Goldblum could join Bill Pullman, who is rumored to reprise his role as President Whitmore. Emmerich’s 1996 blockbuster Independence Day, also starred Randy Quaid, Vivica A. Fox, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, Robert Loggia and Mae Whitman.

Independence Day 2 movie poster
  • Release Date: July 1, 2016
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox
  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Sequel
  • Director: Roland Emmerich
  • Screenwriter: James Vanderbilt
  • Official Website:
  • Cast: Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum
  • Running Time: Unknown
  • MPAA Rating: Not yet rated


INDEPENDENCE DAY 2 is the sequel to Roland Emmerich’s 1996 blockbuster alien invasion movie “Independence Day,” where on July 2nd, a gigantic spacecraft piloted by a mysterious alien species plan to attack major points around the globe. On July 3rd, the aliens all but obliterate New York, Los Angeles, and Washington. The survivors devise a plan to fight back against the enslaving aliens, and on July 4th they fight for their freedom.

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