Will Smith Too Expensive for Independence Day Sequel, Director Says His Name Also "Too Marquee"

Because having a superstar billed for your blockbuster attempt is such a handicap


The next alien invasion will have to happen without Will Smith.

"Independence Day 2," which was recently set for a July 3, 2015 release date by 20th Century Fox, will not feature the original film's above the marquee star, director Roland Emmaerich confirmed to the Daily News.a