20th Century Fox’s upcoming American science fiction disaster film, Independence Day: Resurgence has wrapped filming.
Director, screenwriter, and producer, Roland Emmerich took to twitter to break the news:
— Roland Emmerich (@rolandemmerich) August 22, 2015
This comes as a surprise since the filming began during April – May 2015 in Albuquerque, New Mexico and in less than five months the team has wrapped the filming.
The sequel to 1996 film, Independence Day. It stars Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, Vivica A. Fox and Brent Spiner, reprising their original roles, along with newcomers Liam Hemsworth, Jessie Usher, Maika Monroe, Sela Ward, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Joey King and William Fichtner.
Directed by Roland Emmerich and written with Dean Devlin & Carter Blanchard.
“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 is scheduled to hit theaters on June 24, 2016.