Dayo Okeniyi, best known for his role in The Hunger Games, has been cast in Terminator Genesis as the son of the Director of Special Projects at Cyberdyne Systems, Miles Dyson. Come check it out!

Dayo Okeniyi, who played Thresh in The Hunger Games, has signed on to play the son of Miles Dyson, who was the Director of Special Projects at Cyberdyne Systems and portrayed by Joe Morton in Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Dyson was the inventor of the neural-net processor, which would eventually lead to the development of Skynet. Due to this, he inadvertantly became the man most responsible for Judgment Day. His family was briefly seen in the film, before Dyson joined the T-800, Sarah Connor, and John Connor on a fatal quest to destroy Skynet. 

Okeniyi joins a cast that is said to feature the return of franchise star Arnold Schwarzenegger as the titular Terminator and adds Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) as Sarah Connor, Jai Courtney (Jack Reacher) as Kyle Reese, Jason Clarke (Public Enemies) as John Connor, and J.K. Simmons (Spider-Man) in an unspecified role. Alan Taylor (Thor: The Dark World) is set to direct. 

Terminator Genesis hits theaters July 1, 2015.
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Filed Under "Terminator" 3/28/2014 Source: Variety
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MrSotoMan - 3/28/2014, 11:17 AM
Destined - 3/28/2014, 11:21 AM
He was interested in Panther too.
Reasonnnn - 3/28/2014, 11:31 AM
Dayo was pretty solid in THE SPECTACULAR NOW, although he was underused.
RichardBoldly - 3/28/2014, 11:35 AM
Gusto - 3/28/2014, 11:38 AM
Joe Morton pulled off one
of the best dying scenes ever
in T2.
Ramiel - 3/28/2014, 11:43 AM

ALmazing - 3/28/2014, 11:43 AM
I thought they were interested on the guy who played Moses in Attack the Block? Oh well.
MrSotoMan - 3/28/2014, 11:46 AM
@ALmight- He probably turned it down. Smart man.
Chuck420Taylor - 3/28/2014, 11:51 AM
@aLmight guess he thought star wars was a better pick. I can agree.
InfiniteMonkey - 3/28/2014, 11:56 AM
Damn, no Asian candidate was in the running for this? Pity.
write33 - 3/28/2014, 11:57 AM

you made me almost spit out my lunch, i laughed when I saw that. Nice.
grif - 3/28/2014, 11:58 AM
who was begging for this character to come back?
teinen - 3/28/2014, 12:02 PM
@ALmight maybe that kid took the SW7 role instead.
InfiniteMonkey - 3/28/2014, 12:02 PM
@grif- The same group of dumbasses begging for more of this same shit.

VISIONaryNPa - 3/28/2014, 12:12 PM
they look nothing a like... sad.
soforizo - 3/28/2014, 12:13 PM
I don't even remember seeing this dude in the movie... he might as well been an extra.
l0rdleg0las - 3/28/2014, 12:15 PM
Was pulling for Boyega to get the part. He's the young black actor along with Aldis Hodge who should be getting big parts not the hugely overrated Michael B Jordan
Destined - 3/28/2014, 12:38 PM
@Gusto I was thinking about that the other day. That scene was everything.
iFightForTheUsers - 3/28/2014, 1:03 PM
Niklander - 3/28/2014, 1:40 PM
Damn this some impressive cast right therethe only thing I am hoping right now is that this will be good
plasticman - 3/28/2014, 2:17 PM
Terminator 5: Arnie Needs a Paycheck

I like how this cast is all younger than Arnold, including JK Simmons!

The reboot with Christian Bale and the dude from Avatar was pretty good and was starting to deviate from focusing on just the T-800. This movie just tells me Arnie can't find any other role that will bring in the dough.

My interest is perked but by the time a possible sequel gets greenlit Arnie will be over 70. How many more reboots can this franchise take before looking like a joke?
TheRen - 3/28/2014, 5:58 PM
This is great news. Maybe this means Boyega landed a role in Star Wars.
Viking - 3/28/2014, 11:04 PM
Why are they changing the actor for John Connor...AGAIN!?

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