“Today you will once again be fighting for our freedom. Not from tyranny, oppression, or persecution, but from annihilation. And should you win the day, the Fourth of July will no longer be known as an American holiday, but as the day when the world declared in one voice we will not go quietly into the night, we will not finish without a fight. We’re going to live on. We’re going to survive. Today we celebrate our …” cue title!
Twenty years after Will Smith owned July 4th, the aliens — and most of the 1996 cast — have returned in Independence Day: Resurgence. The film promises to featuring bigger, badder alien technology with new lead Liam Hemsworth, along with Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, and Vivica A. Fox. But no Will Smith this time around
Independence Day: Resurgence is set for a release date of June 24, 2016.