It sucks that Will Smith won’t be in the Independence Day sequel—but wait ‘til you hear the random explanation for his character being gone. Alas, this is standard practice. When stars decide not to come back, movies come up with rationales for writing them out, that go beyond “dog ate my homework.”
The worst thing about the flood of godawful remakes of science fiction movie classics? After a while, you just sort of get numb. From Keanu Reeves as Klaatu to Eddie Murphy as the Nutty Professor, it's just... why.
Who needs an Oscar when you can prance around in old lady boobs making fatty fart jokes? Not Eddie Murphy. Nuts to that whole Dream Girls phenomenon where he used his genuine talent to tell a story - there weren't enough fat suits. Lucky for fat suit lover Murphy, rumor has it that Nutty Professor 3 is in the…