Will Smith will not be a part of the new Independence Day sequel, Independence Day: Resurgence. According to Vibe Online the movie will explain why. (Spoiler alert!) The new film will reveal that Captain Hiller, who was promoted to Colonel, is dead. The plot line will explain that Hiller was one of the first to test an alien hybrid fighter and was killed in a crash. Vivica A. Fox, and and her now grown son, will be in the sequel keeping Hiller's memory alive.
Also returning will be Jeff Goldblum and Bill Pullman, who played the president in the original movie. Independence Day: Resurection will be in theaters this summer.
Check out a trailer for the movie.