Site Explains Why Will Smith's Character Missing From 'Independence Day: Resurgence'

Sorry, Capt. Steven Hiller won't be back for "Resurgence."

— -- "Independence Day" fans may have noticed that one main star was absent from the first trailer for the film's sequel when it hit the web Sunday.

Head over to the for loads of cool extras and an explanation of Hiller's fate. Scroll over to 2007 and a headline "World Mourns Col. Hiller" pops up.

The story explains that an "Alien tech malfunction" killed the hero on April 27, 2007.

For more from the sequel, watch the full trailer below.

"Resurgence" is set for release in June.