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Hollywood Reacts to Paul Walker's Death

Hollywood was stunned by the unexpected death of Fast and the Furious star Paul Walker on Saturday night. Walker was involved in a single-car accident that ended in an explosion that claimed the lives of Walker and the car's driver. Here's what Walker's former co-stars and fellow celebrities had to say about his sudden passing:read more

Fox Announces Independence Day Sequel Release Date

Exactly 19 years after Independence Day's release, the alien-invasion drama is getting a sequel, 20th Century Fox has announced. Independence Day 2 is slated to hit theatres on July 3, 2015.

Last year, the film's co-screenwriter Dean Devlin told The Hollywood Reporter, "We resisted doing the sequel for years  ... We didn't want to make a movie because it was financially a good idea, we only wanted to do it when we had an idea and a concept that creatively felt like it honored the first one — that it felt like an organic sequel as opposed to 'let's just go make some more money.' I think it took a long time, but I feel like we finally got something that really feels like, 'That's worth seeing as a sequel to Independence Day.'"

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Pilot Season: Max Thieriot Scores Lead in ABC's Roland Emmerich Drama

Max Thieriot has landed the lead in Roland Emmerich's untitled drama pilot for ABC, Deadline reports.

The project takes place in New York during the 2012 presidential race. During this time, Carter (Thieriot), a young astrophysics student, learns his destiny lies not in the field of science, but somewhere ...
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Eight Legged Freaks Scene: Where's Zek
Stargate 15Th Anniversary Edition: 10/7/2009

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2013 White House Down Movie, Producer
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2009 2012 Movie, Exec. Producer
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Pilot Season: ABC Orders Supernatural Drama Pilot 666 Park Ave.

ABC has picked up the supernatural drama pilot 666 Park Ave., according to The Hollywood Reporter.

ABC picks up Shawn Ryan's Last Resort

From the producers of The Vampire Diaries, The Secret Circle and Gossip Girl, the project is based ...
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ABC Orders Drama Pilot From Independence Day Director

ABC has ordered a drama pilot from Independence Day and 2012 director Roland Emmerich, Variety reports.

The project, ABC's first drama pilot pick-up for the 2012-2013 TV season, takes place in New York during the presidential race of 2012. During this time, a young... read more

Aniston Into Not Into You, and More Movie News

Jennifer Aniston is in final talks to star in Brad's He's Just Not That into You. Aniston would play a woman with a longtime beau who won't commit to marriage.... Also per the Reporter, stuntwoman turned actress Zoe Bell (Grindhouse's Death Proof) has signed on to star in an untitled action-adventure flick about a U.S. soldier back from Iraq who helps a young girl in trouble.... Per Variety, Roland Emmerich (Independence Day, Day After Tomorrow) is putting another biggie under his belt, directing 20th Century Fox's remake of Fantastic Voyage. read more

Day After Director Anti-NY?

He's destroyed New York three times — first by aliens, then by a giant lizard, and now with a massive tidal wave — but Day After Tomorrow director Roland Emmerich swears he doesn't have a grudge against the Big Apple. "I think New Yorkers should be proud that their town plays such a big part in so many movies," the German-born filmmaker says. "And after 9/11, I love seeing New York onscreen even more than before. We discussed beforehand whether it would be appropriate to use New York in this movie, but since it was a natural disaster we felt it would be okay. Also, we were very sensitive about what we did. For example, the Statue of Liberty would have fallen over if that much water hit it, but in the movie it remains standing." Besides, it's not like New York is the only city that's menaced by out-of-control weather in the film. Scotland turns into an arctic wasteland, giant chunks of hail rain down on Tokyo and, most impressively, Los An read more

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