Great Job, Internet!: Jeff Goldblum meets Jeff Goldblum in this meta Independence Day: Resurgence promo

Jeff Goldblum is really leaning into being Jeff Goldblum these days. The latest promo for Independence Day: Resurgence offers two Goldblums for the price of one. Here Goldblum teams up with Earth Space Defense director David Levinson (Goldblum’s Independence Day character) to debunk the conspiracy theory that they are the same person—a rumor that has been swirling ever since Levinson became an international hero for his role in the War of 1996 (a.k.a. the events of the first Independence Day). This video confirms that they are, in fact, different people, though it doesn’t reveal how Goldblum managed to survive the catastrophic destruction of that alien attack 20 years ago (maybe he just hid in a closet like Vivica A. Fox).

It’s a notably bizarre way to advertise the film, though to its credit, it’s much better than the similarly meta Julia Roberts gag …

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