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Independence Day sequel gets plot, title and press conference

Independence Day: Resurgence

Story by Jack Foley

ROLAND Emmerich’s Independence Day sequel has finally been given its full name, as well as a plot summary.

The film, which will be subtitled Resurgence, brings back former cast members Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch and Vivica A. Fox, as well as introducing new characters in the form of Liam Hemsworth, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jessie Usher, Maika Monroe, Sela Ward and Angelababy.

Until now, the plot has remained under wraps. But here’s what we know: We always knew they were coming back. After Independence Day re-defined 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 defence 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.

To find out more, why not join Roland Emmerich and company for a full press conference, which can be viewed in its entirety below.

Independence Day: Resurgence will be released in UK cinemas in the summer of 2016.

Watch the full press conference

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