New Mexico Film Works: Independence Day Resurgence

New Mexico Film Works - September 9, 2015

Four incredible guests from the cast and crew of what is sure to be the blockbuster hit of 2016- Independence Day Resurgence! And for those of you who didn’t get the memo was filmed right here in the film making-est state of them all, New Mexico!

Harald Kloser Producer/Composer:
Harald is not only one of the Producer’s for Independence Day Resurgence but also the Composer! His composing career began in the world of pop and rock music, writing and producing for such artists as Elton John, Falco, Al Jarreau and many others. As  a composer and producer, he’s most certainly known for 2012 (2009), The Day After Tomorrow (2004) and White House Down (2013) and most recently Independence Day Resurgence. 

Nicholas Wright – Actor/Writer:
In 2009 Nicholas co-starred in the CBS prime time comedy, Accidentally On Purpose with Jenna Elfman,. Last year he co-starred with Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx in the Colombia Pictures, Roland Emmerich directed feature film White House Down. And earlier this year he finished filming the second season of the HBO Canada series, Sensitive Skin with Kim Cattral, Colm Feore and Don McKellar. He recently wrapped on Independence Day Resurgence, which he co-starred in and also co-wrote. This fall he will begin writing the reboot for Stargate at MGM.  

Larry Franco Producer/Line Producer:
Larry has amassed an impressive and eclectic list of feature film credits as a producer.  Larry has collaborated with many well-known director’s including Tim Burton producing Batman Returns, starring Michael Keaton, Michelle Pfeiffer and Danny De Vito, and Mars Attacks!, starring Jack Nicholson, Glenn Close, Annette Bening, and Pierce Brosnan.  Franco also served as an executive producer for Burton’s Academy Award® winning Sleepy Hollow, starring Johnny Depp and Christina Ricci

Roland Emmerich’s sequel to Independence Day marks Franco’s fourth collaboration with the director, following Emmerich's White House Down, Anonymous, and the epic 2012. 

James Woods Actor/Writer:
Along with his writing partner Nicolas Wright, James has been making a name for himself as a screenwriter, having sold a pilot to Comedy Central which the duo wrote, produced, starred in, and directed. Not too long after, the pair sold an action/thriller feature spec to Roland Emmerich's Centropolis Entertainment, which soon led to a writing deal at FOX for Independence Day Resurgence, as well as MGM's upcoming Stargate reboot. James and Nicolas also have a project over at SONY Pictures with Marco Shepherd and The Russo Brothers producing.