Director Roland Emmerich announced the news on Twitter Friday.
"It's official... we're thrilled to have the GREAT Judd Hirsch grace the set of #IndependenceDay once again!" Emmerich tweeted, followed by: "Today we celebrate our #IndependenceDay sequel. Welcome back, Bill Pullman."
Will Smith, the breakout star of the 1996 film, will not appear in the sequel, which is set for release in June 2016.
The television stars were secretly married in Hawaii last June, but the relationship didn't work out and they separated in December, TMZ reported.
The Rookie Blue actress filed for divorce in Los Angeles last week. The documents state neither party wants spousal support and there is no community property.
Levi is best known for his work on the series Chuck. He will soon be seen in Heroes: Reborn.