Vivica A. Fox has officially revealed what her role as Jasmine Dubrow will be, in Roland Emmerich's Independence Day 2 will be and no, she won't be playing a stripper again like in the first movie. Instead she'll be playing an administrator at a hospital. She also mentions that Will Smith gave his blessing when they cast Jessie Usher to play his son in the film, saying that he remains supportive despite his lack of involvement.
This new information comes to us from BlackFilm.com, who caught up with Vivica shortly after MLive.com did, which we reported on 3 days ago. Here's an excerpt from the new interview:
Vivica A. Fox: I just started this week and walking back on that set and working with Jeff Goldblum and Roland Emmmerich the director, it was like the first film was yesterday. We are so blessed that the audience has been so hungry for this sequel to happen. Unfortunately, Will (Smith) decided that he didn’t want to come back. I’m working with a young up and coming actor named Jesse Usher, who has all the wonderful qualities that will remind you of Will but he’s playing my son. I’m glad that they chose Jesse Usher and Will gave them his blessing when they cast him. So, we’re going to hold it down and the sci-fi audience are so faithful that I think the sequel will be successful.
BlackFilm.com: In the sequel, where is Jasmine at this point?
Vivica A. Fox: I will not be on the pole. She was a stripper with a heart of gold, and who had said that she was doing it because the money was good. Now she’s a hospital administrator and she’s running the hospital and I’m glad that they moved her character forward as a woman.
You can read the entire interview over on BlackFilm.com.
Independence Day: Resurgence June 24th, 2016
More about Independence Day: Resurgence (movie)
After Independence Day redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global catastrophe on an unimaginable scale. Using recovered alien technology, the nations of Earth have collaborated on an immense defense program to protect the planet. But nothing can prepare us for the aliens’ advanced and unprecedented force. Only the ingenuity of a few brave men and women can bring our world back from the brink of extinction.
Directed by Roland Emmerich, Independence Day: Resurgence's release date is June 24th, 2016.
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