Veteran actor Bill Pullman takes back his voice after Donald Trump shared a deepfake video from 1996's 'Independence Day' with Trump's face superimposed on Pullman's body.
After the backlashes and the middling reviews, Aladdin has turned out to be the biggest movie Will Smith has ever been in.
With Roland Emmerich’s ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ about to hit cinemas, the first reviews have emerged. Critics had noted the lack of press and multimedia screenings for the upcoming summer blockbuster both here in the UK and across the pond in the US.
Want to do a cool shot of a camera following Bourne as he jumps from a roof through a window the floor below? Don’t bother with special effects, just put a guy on a harness, give him a camera and then make him jump right after the stuntman. Director James Cameron tested the boundaries of puppetry for this sequel, by putting two puppeteers inside the 14-foot puppet’s midsection to work the four arms and then hanging it from a crane.
This summer sees the release of ‘Independence Day Resurgence’, the long-awaited sequel to 1996′s ‘Independence Day’, but if things had turned out differently we may have been waiting for a movie with a totally different - and immeasurably worse - title. Bill Pullman, the actor who plays President Thomas J. Whitmore in both films, has revealed that executives were intent on calling the film ‘Doomsday’ but it was a rough cut of his rabble-rousing “we will not go quietly into the night” speech that saved the film from an awful title. “The urgency at the time [of shooting the speech] was that there was some talk at Fox that they wanted to call the movie ‘Doomsday’,” Pullman told Yahoo Movies on the film’s set last year.
“Although the annual probability of a human being killed from an extra-terrestrial impactor is estimated to be about one in a million, if a very large one were to collide with Earth then this is probably the most-likely candidate for a global-changing event,” says Dr. Faure Walker, from the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction at University College London.
Don’t mention Captain Steven Hiller to Will Smith. It has emerged since the launching of a viral website for ‘Independence Day’ sequel, 'Independence Day: Resurgence’, that his character died while testing alien technology left behind by the invaders from 1996. Poor Will, who declined the offer to return for the movie, was nonetheless upset at the news, however.