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Independence Day sequel confirmed

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A sequel to the 1996 Earth invasion hit blockbuster Independence Day has been confirmed by 20th Century Fox.

The movie, produced by Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich and Harald Kloser is scheduled to be released on June 24, 2016. Emmerich "is in negotiations to direct" the film, according to a report in The Hollywood ReporterJeff Goldblum is said to be in talks to make a return, but it's thought unlikely that Will Smith, who played a fighter pilot in the original, will appear in the sequel.

Independence Day is a kick-ass 1996 movie about aliens who invade Earth and make an unholy mess before the humans get their act together.