Set in 2016, the movie will follow Jeff Goldblum's David Levinson who's heading up an organisation whose job it is to protect the Earth. The events of the original movie starring Will Smith will be referred to as the "war of 1996".

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Sela Ward is the president of the United States while Brent Spiner's Dr Okun is back for me. Jesse Usher is playing the son of Smith's character from the original movie whilst Maika Monroe plays a special agent. The returning Vivica A. Fox, who played a stripper in the first film, now works as a hospital administrator. The full synopsis is as followed:

"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."

Independence Day: Resurgence, also starring Liam Hemsworth and Liam Fichtner, will be released on June 24, 2016.

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