By Mandela Wells

12/13/15

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Today marks the release of the first teaser trailer and official footage from “Independence day: Resurgence“. The highly anticipated film is a sequel to the 1996 original “Independence Day.”

The trailer explains to us the plot that the aliens from before are back and their weaponry and ships are more advanced than before. However so is Earth’s. Jeff Goldblum’s David Levinson returns as does Bill Pullman’s Thomas Whitmore who is no longer than president at this time and is much older. As explained by Levinson the film takes place 20 years after the first attack.

Some new faces appear in the trailer including, “Hunger Games” star Liam Hemsworth, Jessie Usher, Joey King, William Fitchner and Emmy award winner Sela Ward. Vivica A Fox and Charlotte Gainsbourg are also set to be featured in the film.

Based on the trailer the film is sure to be an epic summer blockbuster. “Independence Day: Resurgence is directed by Roland Emmerich and will be released June 24th of next year. Scroll down to check out the trailer