It was announced on Wednesday that Fox has officially greenlit ‘Independence Day 2.’ Director Roland Emmerich who did the original one is in talks with the studio to direct this one as well. Will Smith is not at this time attached to the movie and no other casting news has been announced. The movie is scheduled for release on June 24, 2016.
From one of the writers and producers on the movie Dean Devlin’s twitter.
Independence Day 2 has officially been greenlit by @20thcenturyfox! #IndependenceDay