Independence Day 2 Set to Invade One Week Early
20th Century Fox has moved up Roland Emmerich’s Independence Day sequel one week from it’s original July 1, 2016 release date to June 24.
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.
Release Date: June 24, 2016
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Sequel
Director: Roland Emmerich
Screenwriter: James Vanderbilt
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.