Lead actress of the original Independence Day movie, playing the role of Jasmine Dubrow, Will Smith's love interest and eventual wife, has officially been cast in the Independence Day sequel as of this morning! Director Roland Emmerich just announced the exciting news on his Facebook and Twitter profiles.
Here's the photo of Emmerich and Fox, which accompanied the announcement:
We can assume Vivica will once again play the role of Jasmine Dubrow, with Jessie Usher likely playing her and Will Smith's son from the first film. Vivica is the second star of the original ID4 movie to have been cast in Independence Day 2. The other returning actor is lead star Jeff Goldblum, who will also reprise his role as David Levinson in the ID4 sequel.
Independence Day: Resurgence June 24th, 2016
More about Independence Day: Resurgence (movie)
After Independence Day redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global catastrophe 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.
Directed by Roland Emmerich, Independence Day: Resurgence's release date is June 24th, 2016.
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