Matt Smith joins the cast of Terminator: Genesis

Matt SmithFormer Doctor Who star Matt Smith has joined the cast of the currently-in-production Terminator: Genesis, with Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions announcing that he’s set to play a new character with a strong connection to John Connor (Jason Clarke).

Alan Taylor (Thor: The Dark World) is directing Genesis, which sees Arnold Schwarzenegger returing to his signature role as an aged Terminator alongside Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) as Sarah Connor, Jai Courtney (A Good Day to Die Hard) as Kyle Reese, Dayo Okeniyi (The Hunger Games) as Danny Dyson and J.K. Simmons (Spider-Man), Byung-hun Lee (G.I. Joe: Retaliation), Michael Gladis (Mad Men), and Sandrine Holt (House of Cards) in as-yet-unrevealed roles.

Terminator: Genesis is set for release on July 1st, 2015.

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  • Rose Tyler

    MAD MEN (Aside from shaving Matt Smith’s freaking head) IS HOW RYAN GOSLING GOT IN HOT WATER WITH ME IN THE FIRST DAMN PLACE!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHAT THE HELL IS ALAN TAYLOR THINKING?!