Independence Day To Get Sequel 20 Years After Release

ID4Fox has given the green light to the long-awaited sequel to Independence Day. It has been set to start production in May and the studio is now working on a deal with director Roland Emmerich. They are looking at a potential June 24th, 2016 release. The would set the release of the sequel 20 years after the original.

Casting is said to begin once the deal with Emmerich is done. Word is that Will Smith will not be returning. There had also been rumors that they wanted to film two movies back-to-back but at this point Fox has only approved of one.

[Source: Deadline]

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