William Fichtner Joins Independence Day 2

Jason McDonald

Prominent character actor and guy with cool voice William Fichtner is gearing up to do battle with some alien foes across multiple movies.

According to Deadline Fichtner has signed on to star in the upcoming “Independence Day” sequel where he’ll play a “top general.”  According to the site this role will go on to have greater importance in future sequels.  Apparently they’re hoping to get two more films added to the series after “Independence Day 2.”

Fichtner joins a cast that includes returning heroes Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum and new comers Jessie Usher and Liam Hemsworth.  Roland Emmerich is set to direct this



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      1. Patrick Paul Noon May 29, 2015 at 11:37 pm

        He shoulda stuck to banking for the Joker

      2. Paul Chris Gonzales May 29, 2015 at 11:41 pm

        Being filmed right now in my hometown.

        • CHRIS May 30, 2015 at 7:32 am

          New Mexico right?

      3. Lars Quiroga May 29, 2015 at 11:41 pm
      4. Wayne Bye May 29, 2015 at 11:41 pm

        Was awsome in drive angry better than nick cage

      5. Lars Quiroga May 29, 2015 at 11:41 pm
      6. Dan Houle May 29, 2015 at 11:44 pm

        He is a great actor. Look forward to it.

      7. Scott Moore May 29, 2015 at 11:45 pm

        Please don’t make it into a weekly TV series!! they all fail!

      8. Paulo Alcaraz May 30, 2015 at 12:03 am
      9. Harry Stuart Chalcraft May 30, 2015 at 12:06 am

        Clear sign as any they’re rushing into this without a care given to the original film and its cast. It’s just one big FUCK YOU basically to the 80’s born generation. THIS SHIT IS FOR YOU 90’s/00’s GENERATION!!!!

      10. Sean O'Donnell May 30, 2015 at 1:23 am

        William Fichtner is a good actor, too bad Independence Day sucks.

      11. Péter Szilágyi May 30, 2015 at 1:46 am

        First saw him in Prison Break. Loved that actor.

      12. Colin Mattson May 30, 2015 at 5:39 am

        Do not like

      13. CHRIS May 30, 2015 at 7:30 am

        Got family working on the movie right now, got a Skype call from the set, looks like it’s gonna be awesome… Don’t know much about the story because of NDAs but I’m looking forward to my goldmum autograph.