INDEPENDENCE DAY RESURGENCE New Info

Roland Emmerich's Blockbuster Title

Fox hosted a major event on the set of the new Independence Day movie Monday night and now we know what the much-anticipated sci-fi sequel is called: Independence Day Resurgence.

Writer/director Roland Emmerich took part in a live-streamed press conference with cast members Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, Vivica A. Fox, Brent Spiner, Angelababy, Maika Monroe, Sela Ward, Jessie Usher and Liam Hemsworth.

Watch the Independence Day Resurgence title animation and images below, offering a look at the Moon Tug and the military’s hybrid jet as well as the first concept art from Emmerich’s latest blockbuster, which opens June 24, 2016.

The film is officially described as follows:

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.

You can also rewatch the entire Q&A below:

“Oh no, I never talk to scientists.” That is probably why Emmerich’s movies are just so much fun.