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Independence Day Aliens Beaten To The Top Of U.k. Box Office By Pets

The blockbuster has come in second behind animated movie The Secret Life of Pets with a disappointing $6.7 million (GBP5.06 million) - almost half of what the new star-studded family film hauled in...

Independence Day Director Scrapped Peaceful Storyline For Sequel

The alien franchise is back for a follow up to the 1996 original, with Independence Day: Resurgence hitting screens from 22 June (16). While Will Smith has opted not to return, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman...

Roland Emmerich To Be Honoured At Glaad Media Awards

Independence Day director Roland Emmerich will be honoured by officials from the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (Glaad) at their upcoming Media Awards.Channing Tatum, who starred in Emmerich's White House Down, will present the...

Liam Hemsworth Eyed For Independence Day Sequel

Australian actor Liam Hemsworth has reportedly been offered a starring role in the upcoming sequel to Independence Day.The Hunger Games star is the top choice to lead the follow-up to the much-anticipated sci-fi action film,...

Bill Pullman Learns Norwegian For Othello In Bergen

Independence Day star Bill Pullman spent the Christmas break in Norway, starring in a bi-lingual production of Shakespeare's Othello.The actor spent Christmas with director Stein Winge - the man behind the ambitious Bergen production -...

Bill Pullman Set For Dog Days On Broadway

Independence Day star Bill Pullman is planning a return to Broadway as Sarah Jessica Parker's dog.The actor will get down on all fours for the show, about a man obsessed with his pet. He...

Bill Pullman Back For Independence Day Sequel

Bill Pullman has confirmed he'll be back for the Independence Day sequel, but insists he knows nothing about the much-anticipated blockbuster.Producer Dean Devlin recently confirmed the movie will hit cinemas on 24 June, 2016, revealing...

Independence Day Sequel Set For Summer 2016 Release

The much-anticipated Independence Day sequel has been given a release date.The blockbuster will hit cinemas on 24 June, 2016, according to 20th Century Fox producer Dean Devlin, and Roland Emmerich is in negotiations to return...

Will Smith Turns Down Independence Day Sequel

Will Smith has reportedly bowed out of talks to star in a sequel to his hit 1996 blockbuster Independence Day.Director Roland Emmerich revealed in September (13) that the Men In Black actor had expressed an...

Independence Day Sequel Pushed Back To 2016

Fans of 1996 alien blockbuster Independence Day will have to wait even longer to see the sequel after studio bosses pushed back the release date by a year.A follow-up to the huge hit, which earned...

Terminator Reboot To Go Up Against Independence Day 2

The Terminator reboot has a fight on its hands after film bosses held it back to go head-to-head with the highly-anticipated Independence Day sequel.Arnold Schwarzenegger will be back to reprise his iconic role as the...

Will Smith Back In Talks For Independence Day Sequel

Will Smith is revisiting plans for a sequel to his 1996 blockbuster Independence Day, according to the movie's director.Roland Emmerich reveals he has a meeting set up with the Men in Black star, and hopes...

Roland Emmerich Offers To Match Donations To Human Rights Campaign

Independence Day director Roland Emmerich has offered to match up to $250,000 (£161,290) in donations made to America's Human Rights Campaign (Hrc) before Tuesday (02Jul13) at midnight.Officials at the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the...

Will Smith Not Starring In Independence Day Sequel

Will Smith has been ruled out of starring in the planned Independence Day sequel because he is "too expensive", according to director Roland Emmerich.The actor appeared alongside Jeff Goldblum and Bill Pullman in the 1996...

Bill Pullman Stars In Mango Mania Documentary

Independence Day star Bill Pullman has become a mango expert thanks to a new fruit documentary he is part of.The actor has been a fan of rare fruits for years and grows them in the...

Smith's Independence Day Bravery Voted Best Fourth Of July Movie Moment

WILL SMITH's battle to save the world from aliens in hit movie INDEPENDENCE DAY has been voted America's favourite Fourth of July movie moment in an online poll.The actor played a fighter pilot who flew...

Pullman Not Sure If He'll Be Back As Independence Day President

Movie president BILL PULLMAN is trying not to think about a rumoured INDEPENDENCE DAY sequel - because he fears he won't be a part of it.The actor played President Thomas J. Whitmore in the 1996...

Emmerich Plans Independence Day Sequels

Director ROLAND EMMERICH is preparing to depict the end of the world on the movie screen yet again, in sequels to INDEPENDENCE DAY.The filmmaker is currently riding high on the huge box office success of...

Actor Keegan Accused Of Harassing Ex-girlfriend

INDEPENDENCE DAY star ANDREW KEEGAN is facing a restraining order from his ex-girlfriend - after she alleged he assaulted her and slashed the tyres on her car.Model Kristi Parrales filed papers at Los Angeles County...

Will Smith Tops Power List

WILL SMITH is the most powerful actor on the planet, according to an annual list by America's Newsweek magazine. The INDEPENDENCE DAY hunk has eclipsed last year's (05) winner TOM CRUISE and previous regular winner...

Goldblum Granted Restraining Order

LATEST: Hollywood star JEFF GOLDBLUM has been granted a permanent restraining order against a 44-year-old women he claims has been stalking him for six years. The INDEPENDENCE DAY actor, 54, alleged LINDA RANSOM had visited...

Fox Balances Editing And Acting Duties

Actress VIVICA A FOX loves her role as editor-at-large of fashion magazine Jolie, because she gets the chance to interview her fellow celebrities. The INDEPENDENCE DAY beauty balances her acting roles with her duties for...

Smith's Son Can't Tell A Lie

WILL SMITH's son JADEN once wrecked his father's plans to throw a huge birthday surprise for actress wife JADA PINKETT SMITH - because he found it heartbreaking to lie to his mother. The young actor...

Smith Tribute Turns Into Emotional Family Night

WILL SMITH held back tears as he was honoured in New York at the weekend (03DEC06) when his proud wife JADA PINKETT SMITH sobbed about what it's like being married to a great man. Pinkett...

Will Smith Inspired By Son's Acting Debut

WILL SMITH was forced to seek acting advice from his eight-year-old son JADEN on the set of new film THE PURSUIT OF HAPPYNESS. The INDEPENDENCE DAY star's kid makes his feature film debut in the...

Giamatti + Pullman In Rival Dick Biopics

LATEST: SIDEWAYS star PAUL GIAMATTI is going head to head with INDEPENDENCE DAY actor BILL PULLMAN, as they both are set to appear in rival projects about science-fiction writer PHILIP K DICK. Pullman has already...

Spielberg: 'Independence Day Thwarted My Film'

Director STEVEN SPIELBERG would have re-made ORSON WELLES' classic sci-fi radio show WAR OF THE WORLDS for the big screen much earlier if it wasn't for special effects blockbuster INDEPENDENCE DAY. War Of The...

Smith Leaves Action Past Behind

Actor WILL SMITH turned his back on action movies, because his young son grew tired of watching him save the world. The star was compelled to star in action thrillers INDEPENDENCE DAY and MEN...

Smith Has No Matrix Regrets

WILL SMITH harbours no regrets over his decision to turn down the role of NEO in THE MATRIX trilogy - because KEANU REEVES was "born" to play the part. The INDEPENDENCE DAY heart-throb is...

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