Official Title and Cast Photos Released for ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’, A Sequel to the 1996 Sci-Fi Disaster Film

20th Century Fox has released the official title and cast photos for Independence Day: Resurgence, the upcoming sequel to the 1996 sci-fi disaster film Independence Day. The new film, directed by Roland Emmerich, will star some familiar faces from the original movie like Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, and Vivica A. Fox with new cast members Liam Hemsworth, Maika Monroe, Sela Ward, Jessie Usher, and Charlotte Gainsbourg. Independence Day: Resurgence is currently scheduled to land 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.

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Eric Charbonneau Invision for Twentieth Century Fox
photo by Eric Charbonneau of Invision for 20th Century Fox

Independence Day Resurgence