Independence Day 2 has a name, and it’s not the good ones you’re imagining

We’ve been pretty excited about Independence Day 2 for a while now. First it was the mere existence of the film, then it was the various returning cast members (no, not Will Smith), the new faces, and even the announcement of a new President who has a mighty tough speech to live up to. And all the while, we’ve been…

Game Of Thrones’ DeObia Oparei to play African warlord’s son in Independence Day 2

Building on the momentum of his relatively silent character (thus far, anyway) on Game Of Thrones, English actor DeObia Oparei has signed on to play the Oxford-educated son of an African warlord in Independence Day 2. Deadline reports that the character’s name is Dikembe, and Oparei will join a cast that already…

Anna Kendrick is mad that Independence Day 2 recast Mae Whitman’s part from the original

Earlier this week, we reported that It Follows’ Maika Monroe had been cast as President Bill Pullman’s daughter in Independence Day 2. This seemed like pretty standard news, since Monroe has been riding a solid hype wave after her performance in 2014’s The Guest. Also, we’re talking about Independence Day 2 here, so…