Right, so Independence Day ripped off V for the aliens arrival, and in turn the new mini-series is aping the arrival of the ships in Independence Day
Must be the cycle of time at work - oops, wrong mythos!!
It looks fairly average, certainly not 'I must see that....' kinda stuff.
But quite a few familiar faces (Vandervoort, Baccarin, the guy from 4400). Obviously they figure padding out the cast with some genre familiarity might help them along.