Independence Day: Resurgence unleashes massive 5 minute trailer

Between two full-length trailers, viral videos, and the requisite TV spots, we've already seen quite a bit from Independence Day: Resurgence. The upcoming summer blockbuster is exactly a month away from release, which is why I was initially a little reluctant to hit play on the excessive-sounding 5 minute trailer 20th Century Fox have released today. Thankfully there's a lot of familiar footage mixed in with the new, and it's teasing what looks to be a fun time at the cinema. 

Check it out below...

This trailer gives us a few more plot details - including a little more info on what Bill Pulman's former President will be getting up to - and some more alien v human action. I'm still not sold on some of the new characters, and I highly doubt the film will hold many surprises at this point, but it's a well-put together trailer that gives potential audiences a flavour of what they'll be in for next month. Will you be watching?

Directed by Roland Emmerich and starring Jeff Goldblum, Bill Pullman, Judd Hirsch, Vivica A. Fox, Brent Spiner, Liam Hemsworth, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Jessie Usher, Maika Monroe, and Sela Ward, Independence Day: Resurgence opens in UK cinemas on June 23, 2016 before hitting US theatres a day later.

Images: 20th Century Fox 

Amon Warmann

Amon is a contributing editor and columnist for Empire magazine, but is also a Film and TV writer for GamesRadar+, Total Film, and others. He has also written for NME, Composer Mag, and more, along with being a film critic for TalkSport. He is also the co-host of the Fade to Black Podcast, and a video mashup creator. Can also do a pretty good Bane impersonation.