I, Frankenstein and Divergent‘s Jai Courtney, pictured, has been tapped to play Kyle Reese in Paramount and Skydance’s Terminator reboot, Terminator: Genesis, writes Variety.
Explains the Terminator Wiki, Sergeant Kyle Reese is a Resistance soldier from the Tech-Com, serial number DN38416. During the years 2021 to 2027, he served with the 132nd under Justin Perry. In 2027, he joined the leader of the Resistance, John Connor’s Tech-Com fighting unit, where he was assigned recon/security. In the year 2029 he was sent back in time to the year 1984 to protect Sarah Connor from a T-800 Model 101 Terminator. Kyle Reese was the father of John Connor, through the result of a predestination paradox.
Laeta Kalogridis and Patrick Lussier penned the script in which no plot details have been revealed, other than this is the first film in a stand alone trilogy.
In theaters July 1, 2015, Emilia Clarke is on board to play Sarah Connor and Jason Clarke will play John Connor. Arnold Schwarzenegger will also return in his iconic role. Alan Taylor is directing.