by Nakiya Morgan

Nineteen years after the first film's release, "Independence Day 2" is definitely happening. On Thursday, Twentieth Century Fox announced that the sequel to the blockbuster film "Independence Day" will make its big screen debut in 2015. The 1996 classic, “Independence Day” starring Will Smith, Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum set the tone for all the big-budget disaster movies that have since followed, and made director Roland Emmerich a big time movie maker.

"'Independence Day' was always like the king who leads his troops into battle against an evil force, and that stays like that," said Emmerich in a previous interview with MTV News.

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Catching Fire

By Amelia Mularz

In a baffling display of human emotion, teenagers seem really excited about something in the future. More specifically, they're, "AHHH SO EXCITED" about the upcoming Hunger Games flick, "Catching Fire."

Teenagers, who are widely regarded as the surliest beings on the planet, typically exhibit sourpuss expressions and an affliction for loitering in public places, like local Taco Bells. Their interest in music, literature, and cinema can be summed up with the single word, "whatever."

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by Lauren Mandel

At the New York City premiere of "World War Z," Brad Pitt revealed that his son, Maddox Jolie-Pitt, will make his feature film debut alongside his dad in the new zombie horror film opening this weekend. In his cameo role, Maddox plays a very short-lived Zombie!

"He gets shot in the head," Pitt explained to reporters at E! News. "He gets shot multiple times... I don't know what that says about me as a parent."

With parents as well-versed in high intensity action movies as Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, it comes as no surprise that their eldest son is ready to take his first step into the Hollywood limelight. In fact, this story sounds very similar to that of power couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith's son, and current "After Earth" star, Jaden Smith. It turns out the two child stars have more in common than you'd think! Check out our list below!

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World War Z

By Rachel Samples

This weekend, zombies take over the globe in "World War Z," and they're going to do so to a rocking soundtrack, some of which was provided by Muse, the band Brad Pitt handpicked for the film.

"World War Z" is just the latest example of movies and music coming together to make some memorable moments. Here are some of our favorite musical movie moments from the past few years.

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World War Z

By Tara Fowler

"World War Z" is upon us: Are you prepared? Probably not, huh? Well, here are eight basic facts about surviving in this brave new world, but I highly suggest you refer to Max Brooks' "Zombie Survival Guide" for the full picture. You're lazy, you say? Too bad. You read or you die. It's that simple.

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Lego

By Nakiya Morgan

One of the world's greatest childhood memories is coming to life next year in an action filled animation called "The LEGO Movie." "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller are teaming up again for another charming animation that's perfect for the whole family.

The film unites some of the world's greatest heroes in a quest to save the world from mass destruction.

Watch the trailer after the jump!

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by Andie Lowenstein

After many roadblocks, things are finally going right for Lloyd and Harry. Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels are confirmed to reunite for the long-awaited Dumb and Dumber sequel, "Dumber and Dumber To." Just over one week after New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. dropped the comedy, Universal Pictures and Red Granite Pictures have come aboard to revive the project.

Peter and Bobby Farrelly will return to direct the sequel. The sibling duo wrote on Twitter:


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Star Wars

By Ryan Rigley

Now that "Star Trek Into Darkness" is finally out in the universe, director J. J. Abrams can finally focus on a different universe all together: the Star Wars universe. Last week, Schmoes Know released the highly-sought after potential plot synopsis for "Star Wars VII" that was apparently intercepted from Bad Robot Productions. "Two 17 year old twins, a girl and a boy, are trained by their uncle Luke to be the greatest Jedi’s in the galaxy," states the alleged plot synopsis. "Problems arise when the male twin turns to the dark side."

This, of course, alludes to both Jaina Solo and Jacen Solo being the focus of the new trilogy; two characters made popular by the Star Wars Expanded Universe. While this information makes heaps of sense, we can't help but wonder how accurate these reports really are. We also can't help but wonder which minor characters from the original trilogy will be making the leap over to the new. Take Garindan for example, the Kubaz spy who sells out Skywalker and the gang in "A New Hope."

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Man of Steel

By Rachel Samples

On June 14th, the world will be saved...again. "Man of Steel," the latest superhero film by Zack Snyder, director of "Watchmen" and "300," features a new face to star as Superman: 30-year-old Henry Cavill. With slicked-back hair and thick rimmed glasses, you might not even realize he is Superman, or better yet, British.

Along with being made of steel, Cavill is best known as being one of the sexiest Brits alive. He is the first British actor to score the coveted role of Superman, the ultimate American hero. If a Brit can make it as an American hero, which American actors and actresses would make the cut as British heroes?

We've decided to cast some familiar Americans as British hero roles, along with the villains he or she would face. Check out our picks after the jump!

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By Amelia Mularz

"Dahling, don't forget the opera glasses, and do put on a tie. If we're going to watch Will Smith battle zombie ex-presidents for control of the White House, we need to look quite fetching."

This is the future, according to George Lucas. No, not a zombie apocalypse led by Herbert Hoover and Richard Nixon (though we'd love to see what that'd look like), but a future where going to the movies will be comparable to going to the opera or a Broadway show. It's a dark, dark future where a ticket to the big summer blockbuster could cost you $50, $100, maybe even $150.

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