The Terminator Reboot / Terminator: Genesis (2015) now has another major Sci-Fi actor in the cast Matt Smith, from the Doctor Who TV series. It has not been released yet what role he will play but all I know is that he is confirmed to play in Terminator: Genesis along side Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Paramount will release Terminator: Genesis worldwide on July 1, 2015.
From the Press Release:
Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions announced today that "Doctor Who" star Matt Smith will join the cast of the upcoming "TERMINATOR" reboot.
Smith will play a new character with a strong connection to John Connor, alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney, J.K. Simmons, Dayo Okeniyi and Byung Hun Lee.
Alan Taylor is directing the film from a screenplay by Laeta Kalogridis and Patrick Lussier. David Ellison and Dana Goldberg of Skydance Productions are producing. Skydance’s Paul Schwake, Annapurna Pictures’ Megan Ellison, Kalogridis and Lussier are executive producing.
Smith is best known for playing The Doctor on the popular "Doctor Who" television series during the 2011-2103 seasons. His other television credits include "Christopher and His Kind," "Moses Jones," and "The Street." He can be seen next on the big screen in "LOST RIVER," directed by Ryan Gosling, alongside Christina Hendricks, Saoirse Ronan and Eva Mendes.
He is represented by United Talent Agency and Michael Duff at Troika.
The "TERMINATOR" franchise launched in 1984 with Schwarzenegger as the title character and spanned three subsequent films, which have earned more than $1 billion at the worldwide box office.
Directed by Alan Taylor
Official Synopsis: When John Connor (Jason Clarke), leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke) and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured time-line. Now, Sgt. Reese finds himself in a new and unfamiliar version of the past, where he is faced with unlikely allies, including the Guardian (Arnold Schwarzenegger), dangerous new enemies, and an unexpected new mission: To reset the future...
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