Jeff Goldblum, Liam Hemsworth, Bill Pullman, Maika Monroe, Jessie Usher, Sela Ward, Vivica A. Fox and Brent Spiner have been tapped to receive CinemaCon’s Ensemble of the Universe Award for the upcoming film Independence Day: Resurgence. CinemaCon, the annual gathering of National Association of Theatre Owners, will be taking place April 11-14, 2016 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas with the Big Screen Achievement Awards set for the convention’s final night.
“With a talented cast of familiar faces and exciting newcomers Independence Day: Resurgence is sure to thrill audiences around the world when the next chapter of this blockbuster film hits movie theaters this summer,” stated Mitch Neuhauser, Managing Director of CinemaCon. “We could not be more excited than to honor the cast with this year’s ‘CinemaCon Ensemble of the Universe Award.’”
The Independence Day: Resurgence Plot: 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.
In addition to the Independence Day: Resurgence cast, other celebrities picking up awards at CinemaCon include Jason Blum, Dave Franco, Arnon Milchan, Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick, Adam DeVine, Keanu Reeves, Gina Rodriguez, Jack Huston, Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Christina Applegate, Kathryn Hahn and Annie Mumolo.