December 13, 2015

Watch the first trailer for Independence Day: Resurgence and learn what happens to Will Smith's character

Rebel Staff

We always knew they'd come back.

Cult-favourite film Independence Day's long-awaited sequel is coming on June 24, and a trailer for the film just dropped.

The film features plenty of returning actors such as Jeff Goldblum and Bill Paxton. Will Smith, however, will be absent.

On the film's website, there's fake news article titled “World Mourns Col Hillier”.

It reads, “While test piloting the ESD's first alien hybrid fighter, an unknown malfunction causes the untimely death of Col. Hiller. Hiller's valor in the War of '96 made him a beloved global icon whose selfless assault against the alien mothership lead directly to the enemy's defeat. He is survived by his wife Jasmine and his son Dylan.”

It makes sense they'd write Will Smith character out of the story somehow. This one seems to work.

Sound off in the comments: are you excited for Independence Day Resurgence?

JOIN for more fearless news and commentary you won’t find anywhere else.

VISIT our NEW group blog The Megaphone!
It’s your one-stop shop for rebellious commentary from independent and fearless readers and writers.

“Miss Me Yet?” The Harper t-shirt & bumpersticker you asked for!
BUY now ONLY from

You must be logged in to comment. Click here to log in.
commented 2015-12-14 18:05:13 -0500
Get rid of some of the cliché one liners and Jeff Goldblum, and then it might be a decent movie.
commented 2015-12-14 12:11:32 -0500
Yes,I will see it. In May, I will see Marvel’s Captain America Civil War and then X-men Apocplypse. I love all big budget movies. It’s fiction and entertainment. I get enough ‘real life’ following the news.
commented 2015-12-14 10:34:07 -0500
Globalist propoganda. Same tripe as the school curriculum that tries to teach my kids that they are ‘global citizens’ while attempting to pick a fight with Russian, gut and destroy the entire middle east and parts of Africa and try to ruin the culture of and destabilize every western nation left standing through it all.

All horse shit.
commented 2015-12-13 23:51:24 -0500
More garbage from the liberal garbage factory
commented 2015-12-13 19:30:50 -0500
I don’t think a virus will cut it this time.
commented 2015-12-13 19:23:16 -0500
Will Smith turned the movie down, despite the fact that they desperately wanted him for the sequel.

What do you want exactly?
commented 2015-12-13 19:06:31 -0500
If we had a Standard Aptitude Test required for Politicians we would have never had to worry about Trudeau … or almost every NDP and Liberal Candidate. I’m sure we might have a few less Conservatives but not enough to worry about.
commented 2015-12-13 18:41:46 -0500
I Think Will is going to be taking an extended hiatus as he climbs the Dem feeding chain to pursue filling the post 2016 Dem POTUS candidate vacuum..
commented 2015-12-13 18:39:32 -0500
The only Independence Day we will have is when we rid ourselves of Trudeau.