Will Smith was said to be not at all interested in the sequel to Independence Day earlier this year, planning to shun blockbusters when After Earth bombed, but Roland Emmerich says they are now in talks with the actor to return.
This can only mean one thing, Emmerich must have created a role for Will Smith's son Jaden in the script to tempt the actor. Emmerich has yet to respond to inquiries from us, but we imagine his answer would be something like, "This has nothing to do with Will Smith, it's a natural casting choice. You see, the surprise is gone, we know all about these aliens now, we only require an actor that can look confused and worried this time."
Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum have already been confirmed to return for the sequel, which was due to be released in 2015, but may be pushed back to 2016 now.
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Jeremy was born in a small mountain village of a strange foreign land called Weystvurginea. Banishment for liberal views saw him spend years wondering the east coast until he decided to bike to California. When he saw how long a trip it was, he drove instead. Now he's living it up in a low humidity climate, sometimes working on his photography and when not, he writes for us covering books (by way of his blog: Reading Realms), gaming, tv, movies, comics, conventions in the SoCal area, and creates a weekly webcomic: A Journey Through Skyrim. If you look for him offline, start in the L.A. area; online start at: www.jeremyshane.info for his profile and all the social networks he's on... or just follow him on twitter, he seems to be on there a lot: @jeremyshane.
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