'Independence Day 2' Adds Chin Han

Veteran Singaporean actor Chin Han will reunite with his "2012" director Roland Emmerich for the sequel to "Independence Day." According to Variety, he'll play the leader of the Chinese Space Squadron.

Han is best known to American audiences for his film roles in "The Dark Knight" and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and for his appearances on television series like "Arrow," "Fringe" and "Last Resort."

He joins an “Independence Day 2″ cast that includes franchise veterans Vivica A. Fox, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Judd Hirsch and Brent Spiner, as well as franchise newcomers Jessie Usher, Liam Hemsworth, William Fichtner, Sela Ward, Maika Monroe, Joey King, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Travis Tope, DeObia Oparei and Garrett Wareing.

Fox apparently envisions the film as the first of three new installments in the revived franchise. “Independence Day 2″ opens June 24, 2016.

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