'Independence Day 2' Honest Trailer: So Bad, Will Smith Chose 'Suicide Squad'

The Hollywood Reporter

It was a disappointment 20 years in the making - and Honest Trailers isn't pulling its punches.

The YouTube series' take on Independence Day: Resurgence is brutal, mocking it for failing to deliver another epic Bill Pullman speech or even the return of the original's most beloved star, Will Smith. 

"Follow along for a script so bad, Will Smith chose to do Suicide Squad instead," says the narrator, who channels Jeff Goldblum to explain the actor's return ("Must cash paychecks. Must cash paychecks."). And that's just a taste of the problems Honest Trailers had with the film (apologies to Liam Hemsworth).

The film from director Roland Emmerich was disliked by critics and failed to ignite the box office. Here's the Honest Trailer: