First trailer for Independence Day: Resurgence now online

Fox and director Roland Emmerich have revealed the first trailer for next summer’s Independence Day: Resurgence, which stars Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, Vivica A. Fox, Brent Spiner, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jessie Usher, Maika Monroe, Angelababy, William Fichtner, Sela Ward. The sequel to Will Smith’s blockbuster is produced by Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich and Harald Kloser.

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 hits theaters on June 24, 2016. Check out the new trailer below, along with a few set photos and images from a press event in June 2015 announcing the project.

Fox has also developed an interactive look back on the key developments and important moments since humanity’s greatest victory, from the rebuilding of our cities to the establishment of the Moon base at