It is not even Christmas yet, but the gifts of Summer 2016 continue to pour in.
Today comes our first look at Independence Day: Resurgence.
Yep, that's right the movie is not only coming, there's already a trailer out for it. Who expected that? No one, that's who.
It looks like a decent sci fi flick, although not necessarily in the spirit of the original.
By that I mean the original had a lot of humor to it. Will Smith will not be joining this one, but he's not the only one brought level to Independence Day, either. Jeff Goldblum and Judd Hirsch offered up some brilliant lines. Bill Pullman was mostly the dire one. Now it sounds like everyone is pretty dire. Only Goldblum is on target at the end.
So, maybe we'll need to see some more dialog to get a better sense of that side of the picture.
As it stands, we have a lot of the original cast, including those mentioned above and other returnees such as Vivca A. Fox and Brent Spiner. Why do I recall Spiner dying in the first flick? Hmmm.
Newbies this time around include Liam Hemsworth, Jessie Usher, Maika Monroe, Sela Ward, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Joey King, Angelababy, and William Fichtner.
The story is that those pesky aliens we all celebrated killing off managed to send out a distress signal just before they were annihilated, and humanity has spent the last 20 years reverse engineering alien technology to beat them at their own game when they get back here with an even bigger chip on their shoulder.
From the looks of the title card, we may not fare so well. It's not exactly bright and shiny now, is it?
Hey, it's opening on my birthday weekend and I'll be there with bells on. Who's with me?
If you want to see the original for posterity's sake, you can always watch Independence Day online right here! Get your groove on, guy!! Party like it's 1996!