Director Roland Emmerich reunited with his Independence Day stars Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, and Vivica A. Fox for the 2016 sequel, Independence Day: Resurgence, and today 20th Century Fox has released the very first official trailer. Along with the trailer, the studio launched the Warof1996.com website which features “key developments and important moments since humanity’s greatest victory, from the rebuilding of our cities to the establishment of the Moon base.”
The cast of the sci-fi sequel also includes Liam Hemsworth, Brent Spiner, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jessie Usher, Maika Monroe, Angelababy, William Fichtner, and Sela Ward. Independence Day: Resurgence opens in theaters on June 24, 2016.
We always knew they were coming back. After Independence Day redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global spectacle 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.