Vivica A. Fox says ‘Independence Day 2’ was “no good” because Will Smith didn’t return – Deadline

Vivica A. Fox is getting real about it Independence Day She starred in the sequel and expressed how she really felt about the film.

In the 1996 film directed by Roland Emmerich, Fox played Jasmine Hiller, the wife of Will Smith’s character Captain Steven Hiller. Star reprized her role Independence Day: Resurgence in 2016, but this time without Smith, he felt was a factor in the film not living up to the box office results of the original.

Fox said in an interview, “I didn’t feel like it was good and I just stuck to the first one.” avi club, “I really think we missed out by not bringing Will Smith [back],

He further added, “We got most of the original cast, but I think the one true success link was missing independence day 2 The reason for this was that we missed that Will Smith was not there.

Fox said that while she was at the premiere she wondered “how fans would feel” if Smith did not return to the film. He added, “And of course on Twitter he blew me off.”

In 2016, Smith stated that he was unable to star in the sequel due to scheduling conflicts.

“It was one of those things – I had some movies, I had Shake And suicide squadand so it was a decision, by the time, between Independence Day And suicide squad,” Smith told BBC Radio. “They were sending pictures from the set, and I was saying, Ah.”

He further said, “The world is currently in the era of nostalgia. There’s such a pull for nostalgia, especially in entertainment, so it was the perfect opportunity and it just didn’t work out.