Will Smith is revisiting plans for a sequel to his 1996 blockbuster Independence Day, according to the movie's director.

Roland Emmerich says he has a meeting set up with the Men in Black star, and hopes to persuade him to reprise his role as Captain Steven Hiller in the film.

In an interview with DigitalSpy.com, he says, "I sometimes say no, Will Smith will not be in it because he didn't want to do it at first.

"Now we have a meeting planned, we want to talk about it again. Anything can happen."


Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum have already been confirmed for the project.