TERMINATOR Trilogy Adds Dr. Who’s Matt Smith


Paramount Pictures has announced today that Doctor Who‘s Matt Smith is set to star opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in the reboot of the Terminator franchise.

He will play a new character that will expand in the second and third installments of the planned trilogy “with a strong connection to John Connor.”

The film will be the fifth movie in the franchise and has been known as Terminator: Genesis, but is now directly referred to as the Terminator reboot.

Alan Taylor will direct the remake from a screenplay by Laeta Kalogridis and Patrick Lussier.

The film, which is due to be released on July 1, 2015, also stars Game Of ThronesEmilia Clarke and Zero Dark Thirty’s Jason Clarke alongside Jai Courtney, J.K. Simmons, Dayo Okeniyi and Byung Hun Lee.

Smith, best known for playing The Doctor on the popular Doctor Who television series, will next be seen in Ryan Gosling’s Lost River.

More about the Terminator reboot this July at San Diego Comic-Con.