'Doctor Who' Actor Matt Smith Cast In 'Terminator' Reboot
Matt Smith, best known for playing the titular Time Lord in Doctor Who, has joined the cast of the forthcoming Terminator reboot, Terminator: Genesis.
Matt Smith Starring In Terminator: Genesis
Smith’s role in the franchise flick has yet to be announced, though he’s certainly joining a star-studded cast. Game of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke has been cast as Sarah Connor, while Zero Dark Thirty’s Jason Clarke has been cast as John Connor. Arnold Schwarzenegger is reprising his role as Terminator, and Jai Courtney will play Kyle Reese.
Alan Taylor is directing the film, which has a screenplay penned by Laeta Kalogridis and Patrick Lussier. Kalogridis and Lussier are also executive producing alongside producers Paul Schwake and Megan Ellison. Davis Ellison and Dana Goldberg.
After wrapping up his stint on Doctor Who, in which Peter Capaldi has filled in as his successor, Smith has only taken on one feature. He plays Bully in the Ryan Gosling project Lost River, which also stars Cristina Hendricks, Saoirse Ronan and Gosling’s girlfriend Eva Mendes.
Terminator: Genesis is slated for release July 1, 2015.