Will Smith is undoubtedly one of the Hollywood’s most bankable stars. However, what fans shouldn’t bank on, is seeing the Oscar-nominated beau in the sequel to his hit film ‘Independence Day’.
Indeed, the film – which has grossed nearly a billion dollars worldwide since its 1996 release – is being eyed for a redo by Fox, according to Deadline. The blockbuster film won’t be, as of time reporting, seeing an appearance from Big Willie.
“…director Roland Emmerich and co-writer and producer Dean Devlin are going to have to take on those Earth-leveling aliens without Will Smith. I’m told reliably that Smith informed the studio that he won’t be joining in on a sequel that the filmmakers hope to have in theaters for July 4 weekend, 2016. That marks the 20th anniversary of the 1996 original that grossed $811 million worldwide…”.