My pretend boyfriend and former “Doctor Who” star, Matt Smith, has officially joined the cast of Paramount’s Terminator reboot. According to the news release, Smith will play a new character that has a strong connection to John Connor.
Smith joins Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jason Clarke, Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney, J.K. Simmons, Day Okeniyi, and Byung-hun Lee.
Emilia Clarke and Jason Clarke will portray Sarah Connor and John Connor.
Terminator will be directed by Alan Taylor from a screenplay by Laeta Kalogridis and Patrick Lussier. The reboot is set for release on July 1, 2015.
The Mother of Dragons is now set to officially be the mother of John Connor. Emilia Clarke, most known for her role on “Game of Thrones” has signed on to play the role of Sarah Connor in the upcoming reboot of Terminator.
According to Deadline, Clark is joining the cast that already features Arnold Schwarzenegger with Jason Clarke nearly set to play a later version of Sarah Connor’s son, John Connor.
The upcoming reboot of the popular science fiction tale will be the first in a stand-alone trilogy. Terminator will be produced by Megan Ellison of Annapurna and David Ellison of Skydance. Dana Goldberg and Paul Schwake of Skydance will serve as executive producers. Laeta Kalorgridis and Patrick Lussier are attached to write the screenplay.
The upcoming film reboot of Terminator is reportedly looking at three different actresses for the role of Sarah Connor. According to a report on Schmoes Know, Emilia Clarke, Brie Larson and Margot Robbie are being looked at for the role as well as a mysterious fourth actress which was not revealed.
Emilia Clark is best known for her role on the HBO series, “Game of Thrones.” Brie Larson has appeared in “Community” as well as a role in the film, 21 Jump Street. Margot Robbie appears in the recently released romantic comedy, About Time.
At the moment, no one has officially been cast in the film but it is rumored that sexy cardigan wearing actor, Tom Hardy, is being eyed for the role of John Connor while Garrett Hedlund is being looked at for the role of Kyle Reese.
The first in a stand-alone trilogy, Terminator will be produced by Megan Ellison of Annapurna and David Ellison of Skydance. Dana Goldberg and Paul Schwake of Skydance will serve as executive producers. Laeta Kalorgridis (Avatar, Shutter Island) and Patrick Lussier (Drive Angry) are attached to write the screenplay.
Terminator is expected to hit theaters July 2, 2015.
It was announced a few weeks ago that Alan Taylor, most known for working on “Game of Thrones” and Thor: The Dark World, would be heading the upcoming reboot of the science fiction tale, Terminator. Taylor is set to direct the project under Paramount Pictures, Skydance Productions and Annapurna Pictures. However, the studios announced today that they have shifted the release date by one week. Continue reading Terminator Reboot Moves to July 1, 2015