Director Roland Emmerich has confirmed that Liam Hemsworth and Jeff Goldblum have joined the ensemble cast of the alien sci-fi sequel Independence Day 2.
Goldblum will reprise his role as David Levinson, an MIT-educated computer expert, who helped to save the world in 'Independence Day' (1996). Hemsworth has been cast in a supporting role.
Hemsworth and Goldblum join Jessie Usher (Starz Survivor’s Remorse) as the film’s lead. Usher will play the son of Will Smith’s character from the first film.
Roland Emmerich is directing the long-awaited sequel and will produce 'Independence Day 2' alongside Dean Devlin and Harald Kloser.