And with that tweet, director Roland Emmerich officially kicked off Independence Day 2.

Returning cast members include Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman and Brent Spiner. The likes of Vivica A. Fox, Angelababy  and Liam Hemsworth will also be joining them.

And the title – Independence Day: Resurgence, which was announced at a special press conference at the Albuquerque set.

“Independence Day was just the beginning. We always knew they were coming back. After that film redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter in the Independence Day universe delivers global spectacle 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.”

Independence Day: Resurgence is scheduled for release on Jun 24, 2016.

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