Holmes”’ breakout Milo Parker also featuring) and pleasingly different from the director’s usual rep company, and we’re always rooting for a Burton comeback, even if it seems less and less likely with each passing movie.
Release Date: Currently set for December 25th, but we imagine Fox will be moving it up to fill the October slot that “Gambit” looks like it won’t make. “Independence Day: Resurgence” Director: Roland Emmerich (“Independence Day,” “2012”) Cast: Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Maika Monroe, Liam Hemsworth, Jessie Usher Synopsis: Twenty years after surviving an alien attack, humanity has rebuilt and improved with captured technology.
The teaser trailer suggested something dark and brooding, but was rather lacking in the iconic money shots of the first.
Like those films, we see older versions of original cast members, with Jeff Goldblum’s scientist and Bill Pullman’s ex-president returning (Will Smith seemingly seemed too pricy, though for some reason Judd Hirsch’s character is back), while a new generation of characters are introduced too.
However, unlike those aforementioned films, the original helmer is still in charge, with destruction maestro Roland Emmerich helming.
What You Need To Know: Tim Burton tried to step slightly away from his comfort zone with the relatively un-zany “Big Eyes,” but the film proved not much more successful than the director’s last few, and didn’t really crack the awards race either.As such, he’s back on more familiar territory with this fantasy pic, based on a (very enjoyable) YA best-seller by Ransom Riggs.It sounds on paper like it could be something close to a ‘What If Tim Burton Made A 1940s X-Men?’ You Tube video, but the cast is terrific (with a rare leading role for the great Eva dmi Green, and Chris O’Dowd, Allison Janney, Terence Stamp and “Mr.
But the old enemy are back, and pose a far greater threat now.What You Need To Know: This two-decades-on sequel to the mid-’90s blockbuster smash is hoping to capture into the same ‘legacyquel’ nostalgia love that “Jurassic World” and ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens” so profitably tapped in 2015.