Jai Courtney And Boyd Holbrook Among Actors Testing For 'Kyle Reese' In TERMINATOR: GENESIS

Jai Courtney And Boyd Holbrook Among Actors Testing For 'Kyle Reese' In TERMINATOR: GENESIS

With Thor: The Dark World director Alan Taylor attached to helm the movie and Emilia Clarke and Jason Clarke already on board to play Sarah and John Connor, the next major role to be cast is that of Kyle Reese. Hit the jump for details on which actors are testing for Paramount!


According to Variety, Boyd Holbrook (The Host), Tom Cocquerel (Anzac Girls, Wilson Bethel (Hart of Dixie), Sam Reid (The Railway Man) and Jai Courtney (Jack Reacher) will all be testing for the role of Kyle Reese on Monday. The character was made famous by Michael Biehn, and in The Terminator, he was sent back in time to protect the mother of the then unborn John Connor. Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) will play Sarah and the role of John will be filled by Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty). Bigger names like X-Men: First Class' Nicholas Hoult and Tron: Legacy star Garrett Hedlund were originally eyed by the studio, but their focus turned to lesser known actors when both declined to read for the part. Terminator: Genesis will be released on July 1st, 2015.
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