Borys Kit of THR broke this “tidbit” of casting news for Terminator: Genesis, which is anything but small…
Says Kit, Attack the Block‘s John Boyega, pictured above, tested not only for Star Wars but also for the role of Miles Dyson’s son in Genesis!
Doctor Miles Bennett Dyson (Joe Morton) was a major player in James Cameron’s 1991 Terminator 2: Judgment Day. He was the inventor of the neural-net processor which would lead to the development of Skynet, a computer A.I. intended to control electronically linked weapons and defend the United States, but which would later seize control of the world and launch a global war of extermination against humanity. – Terminator Wiki.
John Connor and his Terminator intercept Sarah Connor’s attempts to assassinate him, leading to a massive shootout and the eventual death of Dyson. As you may recall, he did have a kid, playing with a remote control car, who must have a integral role in Genesis. Boyega is an incredible actor, and it would be refreshing to see him in the role, instead of Michael B. Jordan, who appears to be studios new attempt at a Will Smith…
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