Independence Day: Resurgence picks up 20 years after the catastrophic events of July 4, 1996. Jessie T. Usher portrays Dylan Hiller step-son to Marine pilot Captain Steven Hiller (Will Smith). Dylan joins the military following in the footsteps of his father who has since passed. During this time Earth has dedicated a substantial amount of effort and resources to preparing for another alien attack which is a lot closer than they think.
SFPL‘s own Gabriel Williams sat down with Jessie T. Usher to discuss his role in the sequel to the box office smash. Usher shares what the role means to him, getting Will Smith’s blessing, and even humors us by answering a few unexpected questions.
Check out the full interview below and make sure you catch Independence Day: Resurgence in theaters tomorrow June 24.